Find and edit multiple files given a regex in vim buffers

vim `find . -iname '*.php'`
In this case, we'll be editing every PHP file from the current location down the tree. You can show all the files in the vim buffer with :buffers which outputs something like, :buffers 1 %a "./config/config.php" line 1 2 "./lib/ws-php-library.php" line 0 3 "./lib/css.php" line 0 4 "./lib/mysqldb.class.php" line 0 5 "./lib/config.class.php" line 0 6 "./lib/actions.php" line 0 Press ENTER or type command to continue If you'd like to edit ./lib/mysqldb.class.php for example, enter :b4 anytime you're editing a file. You can switch back and forth.
Sample Output
You are thrown into the first vim buffer. The contents of that file will be displayed in vim ready to edit.

By: wsams
2011-05-11 01:19:28

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Alyssalauren · 14 weeks and 1 day ago

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