Subject: Re: RFC: Simple screen editor for NetBSD
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Michael L. Hitch <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/07/2000 11:54:34
On Fri, 7 Jan 2000, David Brownlee wrote:

> 	I would expect it to be very small, support cursor keys
> 	and very basic emacs key movement bindings - it should
> 	probably make pico look sophisticated. I'd be inclined to
> 	call it 'edit'.
> 	What do people think - should we do it, and can anyone suggest
> 	a possible editor (ee from FreeBSD? - not looked at it)

  I've been using MicroEmacs for a long time.  It's fairly small (135K
binary on i386, 250K binary on pmax) and provides all the basic editing
capabilies I normally use on most of the systems I use.

Michael L. Hitch
Computer Consultant
Information Technology Center
Montana State University	Bozeman, MT	USA