BETA4 Vi backspace behavior

Garrett Wollman wollman at
Mon Sep 20 21:28:10 PDT 2004

<<On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 21:51:48 -0400, Mike B <meb at> said:

> Sorry if this is already addressed or is a non-issue. If I enter text 
> into vi (or vim for that matter) and hit the backspace key the cursor 
> runs over the text but does not remove it from the screen.

I have never known vi(1) to behave in any other way, going back to
FreeBSD 1.1.


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