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Re: RFC: Replacing vim-tiny with nano in essential packages

On Mon, 16 Mar 2020 12:45:35 +0100, Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> wrote:
>On Mar 16, Tomas Pospisek <tpo2@sourcepole.ch> wrote:
>> > Agreed: this is a very good idea since I really think that every default 
>> > install must provide something enough vi-compatible.
>> I'd disagree. vi is very newbie unfriendly. OTOH I expect people that
>Even if this were true (using vi is one of the most basic system 
>administration skills),

I have been a professional systems administrator, living on those
skills, without being a vi user, for over 20 years. I have always said
that I know enough vi to fix a broken system so far that it can again
start an Editor.

I then converted ot be a vim user in 2017.

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