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Re: What is the "editor" virtual package for?

On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 08:57:18AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:

> As a practical matter, under any reasonable definition of "provided
> functionality", several 10s of packages could provide editor, and
> several 100s could "Suggest:" it, but I can't think of any that
> legitimately "Depend:" on it.

There are programs like mutt which rely on having an external editor
avaliable at runtime for critical functionality.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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