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Re: virtual package (x-)editor ?

On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 09:50:45AM +0000, Nick Phillips wrote:
> I think he wants that *anything* that may possibly be automatically set
> to be the "sensible-editor" actually be a sensible editor (that understands
> "sensible-editor -- file", which apparently pico doesn't).

Then I suggest he writes "sensible-pico"[*] first, adds it to the pico
package, and have pico point its sensible-editor alternative to it.

[*] With sensible-pico being a script which *does* understand -- file,
perhaps by prepending ./ to the argument if it starts with a minus.


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