Re: [SLE] early vi -- ed -- edlin
From: Paul Cartwright (paul_tbot_at_pcartwright.com)
To: email@example.com Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 17:23:48 -0500
On Fri November 11 2005 5:15 pm, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> > vi is a standard of sorts... get used to it.
> I agree that it's a standard, but it's an ill-chosen one. It
> wouldn't be all that hard for SuSE and others to include pico or
> some other more modern editor as well -- the space it takes is, I'm
> pretty sure, trivial. This is a case of tradition triumphing over
maybe during the install process you could choose youe editor, not a
> For another example of obsolete tradition, look at the manpage of
loook at almost ANY man page, and a windows person would run screaming
back to a DOS prompt!
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