> - An editor should be small enough to run on a 128K machine.
FreeDOS will not run on a 128K machine.

> - Calculator?  How many people do not have a physical calculator or cell
> phone laying around nearby?
you are right. but wtf will I use a 128K machine for if I have a
iPhone around ?

> - An editor should be smart enough to page in parts of the file as it
> needs to from disk.  This enables editing of files that are larger than
> the memory size.

> - An editor should have "journalling" to help recover the lost work if
> the machine crashes while editing.  This is normally done by recording
> the keystrokes to a separate temporary file and flushing them to disk 
> periodically.  In the event of a crash the journal file can be replayed
> to restore most of the edits, and hopefully not cause another crash 
> because of a bug in the editor.
yep. and run on a 128K machine ?

> - Undo support.

> - The ability to convert tabs to whitespace and vice-versa.

> - A pop-up on-screen ruler.

> - Regular expression support for searching through text.

> - A hexadecimal display mode.

yep. and run on a 128K machine ?

> And I'm sure that other people have many other good ideas ...

and ability to play tetris while printing ;)


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