text editor

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 06:20:10 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 1:10 AM, Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 09:10:22AM -0700, Chip Camden wrote:
> > I remember writing our own text editor, and it had to fit in 64K.
> I remember when . . .
> I got nuthin'.  I think my first text editor was edlin, and it *sucked*.
> . . . not counting this nifty editor I called "pencil".
The phrase "son of an edlin" has happily been retired in my vocabulary for
some time.  If you're not aware of it, ed(1) is as capable or more of
causing pain as edlin was and it's still in the FreeBSD base.

Adam Vande More

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