Re: update-alternatives priorities for editors
On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 04:22:42AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Jul 2003 09:21:47 +0100, Colin Watson <email@example.com> said:
> > /usr/bin/editor is not only something invoked directly. It's also
> > invoked by programs as the default editor. And, if vim is the only
> > editor installed on the system, it had better be the default editor
> > for such programs!
> Is that not an argument for emacs also providing
> /usr/bin/editor alternatives, since emacs may be the sole editor on
> the system?
Yes, I see no reason why emacs (or emacsclient or whatever - I don't use
it myself) shouldn't provide an editor alternative.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]