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Re: Editor Priorities

On Wed, 8 May 2002, Bernd Eckenfels <lists@lina.inka.de> wrote:

> It is unix tradition to use $VISUAL,$EDITOR,vi

It is a Debian tradition not to.
Can you say when was the last release Debian's /usr/bin/editor
was "vi" on installation?
However, certainly "Is a vi clone" is a criterion, and I'll add
it to my list.

> This is much les work and prevents users from beeing confused.

No. It isn't, and doesn't.

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