Re: freedomization task list [was: Re: Dangerous precedent being set - possible serious violation of the GPL]
On Wed, Dec 08, 1999 at 10:46:29PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > program would probably be faster, almost definitely be smaller, and
> > DEFINITELY be more portable and easier to compile than pico and
> > PINE. No one would want to use pico/PINE any more. This could be a
> > major victory, I
> A major victory would be if people stopped using such a functionless
> editor altogether. I'd rather use EDLIN!
hey, edlin was actually pretty good. it was great for doing telephone
tech support - you could drive it easily just by saying the commands to
type in...no need to worry about where the user had moved the cursor to.
same can be said for 'ed' too, i suppose...but i don't do phone support
any more (thank the gods (if any exist)).