Re: RFC: Replacing vim-tiny with nano in essential packages
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 07:40:40PM -0400, Peter Silva wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 7:27 PM Guus Sliepen wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 01:02:47PM +0000, Wookey wrote:
> > > I hadn't realised how fat nano is (not the only consideration of
> > > course, but zile is very good on this measure and surprisingly
> > > functionfull).
> > You are comparing apples with oranges! The nano package comes with a lot
> > of help files and translations. You need to compare things to nano-tiny:
> > > Instaled sizes:
> > > zile: 365K
> > > busybox: 786K
> > > vim-tiny: 1547K
> > > nvi: 1605K
> > > busybox-static: 2045K
> > > nano: 2469K
> > nano-tiny: 234K
> so maybe we just add nano-tiny as an option to vim-tiny.
> because we understand vim is not newbie friendly, but for all the old
> hands, nano is not friendly to us.
> 234K is a small price to pay.
Not yet seen in this thread, is the package vis
$ apt show vis
Maintainer: Paride Legovini <email@example.com>
Installed-Size: 1,002 kB
Depends: libacl1 (>= 2.2.51-8), libc6 (>= 2.15), liblua5.3-0,
libncursesw6 (>= 6), libselinux1 (>= 1.32), libtermkey1 (>= 0.14),
libtinfo6 (>= 6), libtre5
Tag: implemented-in::c, role::program, uitoolkit::ncurses
Download-Size: 249 kB
APT-Sources: http://httpredir.debian.org/debian buster/main armhf
Description: Modern, legacy free, simple yet efficient vim-like editor
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