Re: Do we really care how many floppies are in the base?
Steve Greenland writes:
>Well, I like vi, and use it a lot, and I also think ee is a much
>better choice for 'base' editor.
>If you do choose to include a screen editor in the base system, may I
>suggest that there also be a link to 'edit'? 'ee' (or 'pico', or
>whatever) is not what I'd call obvious.
Seconded. Perhaps the value of the `edit' link should be controlled
by update-alternatives. (Perhaps it shouldn't if we want to to point
at something that is always there even if /usr isn't mounted.)
Instead of a soft link to some system-defined editor, why not make
edit a shell script which provides a reasonable default, yet allows
configuration on a per-user basis: