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Wed Jun 2 16:45:39 UTC 2010
> From owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org Wed Jun 2 01:20:03 2010
> Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 01:20:07 -0500
> From: Adam Vande More <amvandemore at gmail.com>
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: text editor
> 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.
Anybody else familiar with TECO? <*EVIL* grin>
It could do a _LOT_ of things, but a complex command string was nearly
indistinguishable from line noise. :)
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