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Re: Stabble Tag move

From: Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 04:43:25 +0800

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 08:49:55PM +0100, Jasse Jansson wrote:

When you are at it, why don't you replace 'ed' to 'vi' in /bin ???
'ed' was useful for teletype terminals, 'vi' are more suitable for
modern hardware.

I don't think vi is very useful without termcap. termcap is in /usr.
Guess what :) Basic file modifications can be done with cat alone :)


. ..with about the same pain level as ed, but it can run more paper through the ASR-33 ;-)

ee, pico, nano, joe, and others are (resource) cheap and cheerful,
easily squeezed onto a maintenance OS with tools on a 256 MB
cardbus CF with IDE cable.

- not everything will boot from a USB thingie, and not all *BSD
systems own a HDD.

If the system is A-OK, then it matters not where 'favorite editor'

'favorite editor' may also not be BSDL'ed, so best to leave it
to he who configures and must live with any given box...

F/OSS Choice. Whatever rocks 'yer boat.....


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