eee-dee anyone?

Daniel Feenberg feenberg at
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".

Daniel Feenberg

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