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Re: bi (Please stop it)



> what does it matter if one editor is faster than another?  Or if one
> is more powerful than any other?  Nothing!  The particular user has 
> to be familiar with at least one editor in that way that _he_ can
> use it for his purposes.

The issue relevant to this group is: what editor should someone
expect to find on a system's boot/rescue disk?  That someone
presumably being a person with enough unix experience to recover
from the usual problems that can make your machine fail to boot.
The last thing you need at that point (especially if this is a
server for many people) is a surprise from the editor or to have
to learn a new one.

Les Mikesell
  les@mcs.com


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