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

On 3/16/20 12:31 PM, Thomas Pircher wrote:
> John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
>> I would like to suggest to replace vim-tiny with nano as the default minimal
>> editor installed with debootstrap and therefore debian-installer.
> Would you consider nvi as an alternative to vim-tiny? It is quite small
> and is functional enough to edit the occasional config file when
> necessary.

FWIW, there is also vile [1] which is a small vim clone which is also currently
maintained, both in Debian and upstream.


> [1] https://packages.qa.debian.org/v/vile.html

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