feenberg at nber.org
Fri Mar 29 11:50:26 UTC 2019
On Fri, 29 Mar 2019, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:
> Are there still people on this list using the "ed" text-editor?
> If yes, is it just for kicks? Or is there any real advantage over "vi"?
Yes, I do use it. Not all the time, but please don't remove ed from the OS
just because vi is better. There is a fallacious class of argument that is
routine in mailing lists that decodes to "if a is better than b, then b is
no good and it is a sign of bad character to use it".
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