Re: editor alternatives?
At 18 Oct 2001 08:47:34 +0200,
Mikael Hedin wrote:
> Anyway, I noticed that of the editors I have, nvi has the highest
> priority for the editor alternative. (I have nano and elvis-tiny
> also). Is this really sensible? That means e.g. that a new user (not
> used to unix) that tries mutt and send a mail get thrown into vi-from
> where they will not be able to get out! They will have a bad
> first impression. Should not some more newbie-friendly editors have
> higher priority? When they grow up and want/can use vi, they set
> EDITOR to vi anyway.
I don't have many request. My request is simple: Editors which
cannot be used should not have the highest priority.
Editors with which we cannot input or display letters are obviously
For multibyte-language speakers, 8bit editors are useless, just like
non-8bit-clean editors are useless for most European people.
Tomohiro KUBOTA <email@example.com>
"Introduction to I18N" http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/intro-i18n/