Subject: Re: VI in dumb mode?
To: None <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/30/1994 16:38:00
   The problem above is that you should be invoking vi by using the
   name "ex" - and you can edit using ex-mode commands (all the ':'
   ones you use in vi).

vi(1)'s historic `open mode' is *not* the same as the ex(1) interface,