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

On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 08:45:13PM +0200, Peter Makholm wrote:
> [ To:-header trimmed ]
> 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.

You are right.  problem is that nano and nvi are bothin /usr/bin.  

nano-tiny and elvis-tiny (both in /bin)are optional.

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