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Re: Installing nano-tiny in /bin [was Bug#92003]

On Sun, Apr 01, 2001 at 08:35:43PM +0200, Bas Zoetekouw wrote:
> You wrote:

Bas, this is a non-useful style of quoting.  Who wrote the double
quoted text below?

> >  > -w             --nowrap                Don't wrap long lines
> > This *MUST* be the default.
> > People will notice too late that lines have been broken.
> 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.

But the question is whether to move nano to /bin.  If word wrapping
is the default, I think it makes nano unsuitable as a rescue or
installation editor, because its main function would be to edit
configuration files.

Richard Braakman

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