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Re: Emergency Editors (was Stabble Tag move)

From: Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 14:45:17 +0800

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Matthew Dillon wrote:

>     Ok, I got a little carried away, so I'm afraid all the fun modifications
>     have been done :-).  The Minix 'mined' editor is now part of bin.  It
>     comes in at a whopping 36KB (static binary).
>     I added some features to make it more useful.  I made ^Z work, ^L
>     redraw the screen, added escape codes so it can be run from an xterm, and
>     so forth.
> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon 
> 					<dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Brilliant!   And just 12 hours, 27 minutes from the starting gun, too.

A hearty 'well done' and thank you to one and all!

  - and what a nice tribute to Andy Tannenbaum, Andrzej, and all
others who worked on Minix and  'Mined' over the years.

Good ideas never die, they just morph...  ;-)


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