Subject: Re: RFC: Simple screen editor for NetBSD
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthew Orgass <email@example.com>
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 :) ).