easy to use WYSIWIG editor for VT102

James Keener jim at jimkeener.com
Fri May 29 12:13:51 UTC 2015

Some editors (eg vim and emacs) will bold, italicize, or color markdown, textile, and restructured text.


On May 29, 2015 8:07:19 AM EDT, andrew clarke <mail at ozzmosis.com> wrote:
>On Fri 2015-05-29 11:05:28 UTC+0200, Matthias Apitz (guru at unixarea.de)
>> I'm looking for an easy to use WYSIWIG editor which could be used on
>> VT102 terminals by my 9 years old son (to let him write mails and
>text files).
>> 'ee' is an option, but maybe there is something more fancy supporting
>> this type of terminals.
>Since the late '80s the term "WYSIWYG" has implied a graphical
>bitmapped display, proportional fonts, accurate scaling and so on,
>none of which is provided by a VT102 terminal.
>There are alternatives to ee, for example emacs, nano & jed, but none
>of them are WYSIWYG (and neither is ee).
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