Subject: Re: RFC: Simple screen editor for NetBSD
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Matthew Orgass <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/07/2000 14:26:36
On Fri, 7 Jan 2000, David Brownlee wrote:

> 	It would be good if NetBSD shipped with a simple screen editor
> 	in the base system, to help novices.
> 	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'.

  If you want ease of use, why not pico?  It is by far the easiest to use
that I know of (and many people will be familiar with it from pine).

  My second choice would be jove (which, conveniently, comes with
teachjove :) ).

Matthew Orgass