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

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Kevin Rosenberg <kevin@rosenberg.net> writes:

> On Sun, Aug 04, 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?

> I think that nano has advantages as a default editor since newbies
> (lowest common denominator) are guided by nano's onscreen menu. For

I don't think the idea was to force newbies to use nvi just to let
real unix admins use a real unix editor for recovery usage.

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