The question of moving vi to /bin

Erich Dollansky erich at
Fri Jun 26 07:41:37 UTC 2009


On 26 June 2009 pm 14:01:02 Polytropon wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jun 2009 22:23:17 -0700, Gary Kline 
<kline at> wrote:

> have a "vi keyboard reference" in my "extremely important
> documentation folder" - and yes, it is a real folder, not a
> directory. :-) So if everything fails, there's still vi and
> the content of /rescue to get you back working.
> Maybe this is because vi scared me when using WEGA (which is
> the GDR's equivalent of UNIX System III, run on the P8000

was this the russian PDP-11?

> multi-user workstation). Well, we were all young, many many
> years in the distant past. :-)

You want to say 'yesterday'?
> > 	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
> >
> > 	     :_)
> When Bill G. arrives at the pearly gate, ol' Pete won't ask
> him what he did do, instead send him to MICROS~1 C:\HELL.EXE
> with the advice to click on the devil to start the everlasting
> pain. :-)

I do not think so. He will go directly to heaven. Why? He made all 
computer users pray that no data get lost when the machine 
freezes again.


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