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Re: Rsync

On Sun, 5 Nov 2017 16:00:45 -0500
Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@debian.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 05, 2017 at 08:47:48PM +0000, Brian wrote:
> > 
> > Nano is an editor. So is vim-tiny. Both are in the base system. Why
> > two editors? I suppose they cater for different audiences. Or
> > tastes. (And history plays a part). Don't fight it.
> >   
> As far as vim-tiny, vi is specified/required [0] in POSIX.1-2008.  On
> the other hand, nano is probably easier to manage for a user who is
> not already familiar with vi. 

Years ago, I kept a copy of Unix For Dummies on my bookshelf, for the
specific purpose of looking up how to use vi when I had to fix a lilo
problem using a tomsrtbt floppy...

Ahhhh, editor wars...


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