On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 09:50:31AM +0800, Erich Dollansky wrote: > Hi, > > On 26 June 2009 am 09:06:49 Giorgos Keramidas wrote: > > On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 08:20:19 +0800, Erich Dollansky > <er...@apsara.com.sg> wrote: > > >On 25 June 2009 pm 19:13:14 Konrad Heuer wrote: > > >> Maybe you're right, maybe not. > > >> > > >> 20 years ago, I've written and edited voluminous fortran > > >> code on a silly rs232 terminal using ed. So, it is possible, > > >> and one > > > > > > I do not believe you. This must have been 30 years back. > > > > As far as 16 years back, VT220/VT320 terminals were in wide use > > in universities. Some of us learned our first regexp stuff by > > not only there, but ed was not the editor of choice even those > days anymore. > > > reading the source of ed(1) and typing small programs in those > > terminals. vi(1) was available for a long time before 1993, > > but this doesn't mean other editors had died out by then :) > > If I remember right, I used something like ed only in the > Seventies. > > A collegue programmed then even a WordStar clone for RSX to have a > nice editor. > > Of course, only for VT-100 Terminals.
This is interesting. I learned vi on an ADM-3A, late-70's. And, *YES*, it is in /rescue! :-D Would not just a symlink work on build? Or since it's < 3700 blocks, why not default build in in /bin too? I mean, come on, you guys... . gary > > Erich > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org For FBSD list: http://transfinite.thought.org/slicejourney.php The 4.98a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"