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Re: ae's vi attempt on boot disks stomps on real vi symlink



In article <Pine.LNX.3.96.970508092849.5419B-100000@crime.lab.net>,
	Ryan Smith-Roberts <rsr@lab.net> writes:

> I have a vague recollection that at some time in the past typing 'vi'
> might have elicited a message like 'sorry, vi not installed yet, please
> try ae', which is really the best way.  It may not make everybody happy,
> but it's better than the alternatives (incompatibility (ae-vi) or wild
> incompatibility (ae-native)).

We could still provide the script that's used currently, but call it 
something other than vi; then when you type vi it could suggest you use 
that script to get a partial vi emulation.
.


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