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

mbaker@iee.org (Mark Baker) writes:

> 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.

This might help. When I used ae-vi it didn't look like other vi's, and
this might confuse.

So we could make the ae-proided vi explain the story and point towards
aevi and provide ae's vi emulation by this aevi script.

Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de> ; WWW : http://www.sax.de/~sr1/

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