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

I demand that Craig Dickson may or may not have written...

> 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.

That's also true of joe.

> 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.

joe's about 4.5x the size of nano-tiny and has readily-accessible help.

And I'd sooner use ed than dclxvi. </editor-war>

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