The question of moving vi to /binHi,

Gary Kline kline at
Fri Jun 26 05:23:40 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 06:11:57AM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 12:03:21 +0800, Erich Dollansky <erich at> wrote:
> > What kind of editor do you need for rescue? Just edit one or two 
> > lines in some config file to allow the full system to start 
> > again.
> > 
> > Rescue does not need an editor programmers are used to edit their 
> > source files.
> I won't say anything different. For the usual "maintenance and
> get the damn thing working again" tasks the /rescue editor,
> especially vi, should be enough. Commands are i, a, and :wq.
> >From my experience, I can't remember to have used anything
> else.

	what about j, k [down, up].  and h,l  [left, right]?
	why reach over for the arrow keys!  oh, and o, and O
	[open line below/Above], and 


	and that's 97 and 44/100ths of what you'll ever need.  


	ps:  when bill j. dies and meets st. pete at the pearly
	     gate, pete'll say: "So what did you do--"  And bill
	     will say, "I wrote vi."  red-carpet is rolled out

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> Polytropon
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