Re: Bug#729660: ITP: xemacs21 -- highly customizable text editor
On Sun, 17 Nov 2013, Russ Allbery wrote:
> 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.
File an ITA bug on nvi with that paragraph, please.
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