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Re: Editor Priorities

On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 06:58:44PM +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

> It is unix tradition to use $VISUAL,$EDITOR,vi
> I dont think it is a good idea to break with this. If I set EDITOR I
> want a specific editor cause I know how to operate it. If I dont set
> this variable I expect my system to use vi. 

We've already broken this tradition, apparantly; at least crontab
defaults to using /usr/bin/editor if $VISUAL and $EDITOR is unset.

Tore Anderson

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