Re: Bug#729660: ITP: xemacs21 -- highly customizable text editor
Sune Vuorela <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 2013-11-16, Russ Allbery <email@example.com> wrote:
>> If someone proposed to remove nvi from the archive because vim is
>> better, I would be quite annoyed. If it ever did get removed from the
>> archive, I would probably adopt it and reintroduce it, because nvi is
>> the editor that I'm used to for small files and for root editing tasks,
>> I want to keep using it, and none of the things that are wrong with it
>> are fatal for that usage.
> Note that nvi is orphaned, no removal could happen given that many
> people thinks vim is better.
Yeah, I know, which is part of why I used it for an example. I looked at
it yesterday and will probably adopt it at some point when I have enough
free time to do a proper job on the initial upload.
We're carrying around a ton of patches, and upstream seems to still exist
although they've been quite dormant, so some investigation will be
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>