Re: Installing nano-tiny in /bin [was Bug#92003]
Bas Zoetekouw <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I do not agree with you. For most daily purposes (writing mails, editing
> text files, etc), normal users will want to use wrapping. Thoses users
> that do often edit config files with long lines will now how to set
> their default to non-wrapping.
That's quite true. We are, however, specifically discussing the editor
in the base system and installation floppies which will be used for
editing configuration files in emergencies and other situations where
a more fully featured editor isn't available. For this, the editor's
default must be to not wrap lines unless the user asks it to.
We could have two versions of nano-tiny, with different defaults regarding
this, if we want to use it all (I have no opinion on whether we should
Lars Wirzenius <email@example.com>
Architect, Kannel WAP and SMS Gateway project, Wapit Ltd, http://www.kannel.org