Re: switching to vim-tiny for standard vi?
On 20.12. 08:36, Steve Greenland wrote:
> I'm still missing the incentive. Joey Hess wrote in his earlier message
> that "It's now only marginally larger than nvi". It achieves that by
> removing many of the features that distinguish vim from nvi, to the
> point that my guess is that most of those who prefer vim will need to
> install the full vim anyway, while those that prefer nvi will just fell
> vaguely dissastified by the change. If the result of this is that a)
> base is not smaller, and b) vim users still have to install vim-nottiny,
> and c) nvi users now have to install nvi, I don't think it's a net win.
As much as I personally prefer vim, I feel your arguments a) b) and c) are the
strongest I've read so far in this thread and therefore I also have to agree
on the conclusion: Keep nvi as default.