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Re: Bug#155376: what is default editor in /bin

On Sun, 04 Aug 2002 at 10:10:17AM -0700, Craig Dickson wrote:
> Is there any reason that nvi could not be moved to /bin and made
> eligible for "root default editor" status? The nvi package Depends only
> on libc6 and libncurses5, both of which live in /lib. Sure, nvi's binary
> is nearly ten times the size of nano-tiny, but if I can still mount my
> root partition, I'd rather use nvi than nano.
I second that...a vast population of Unix Users and Admins use vi or a vi
clone (like nvi).  When I started work at an ISP the first thing my boss
told me was "learn how to use vi".


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