eee-dee anyone?

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri Mar 29 03:09:48 UTC 2019

On Thu, 28 Mar 2019 22:28:34 -0400, Mike Jeays wrote:
> It might occasionally be useful on a dysfunctional system that will not 
> start properly, when it might be the only editor available.

Or on a damaged line with damaged terminal capabilities, and in
an emergency, where you need to create a file from scratch or
alter one, as a "one time only" action.

> Other than 
> this, I can't imagine any practical use for it. If vi is too hard, there 
> is always nano.

Well, nano isn't part of FreeBSD, but ee is. It's very useful
for those who cannot vi. ;-)

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