The question of moving vi to /bin

Erich Dollansky erich at
Fri Jun 26 00:24:15 UTC 2009


On 26 June 2009 am 04:32:31 Erik Osterholm wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 01:28:54PM +0800, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> > On 25 June 2009 pm 13:03:01 Manish Jain wrote:
> > > > If you want to make a case for replacing ed(1), you're
> >
> > isn't there ee in the base system?
> ee is in /usr/bin, just like vi.
my mistake.

To be honest, I never have had a problem with /usr since disks are 
large enough to have all on only one. Of course, those days, when 
it was two or more disks in a system and /usr died, it could have 

> > It would be even better to have an editor like joe in /bin
> > than anything like vi.
> Certainly.
Ok, then let us support joe.

But isn't there emacs in the ports too?


> Erik

PS: according to the spelling, you originate from further north 
than me

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