Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/bin/ksh
To: Joerg Klemenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 09/30/2002 13:42:39
[ On Monday, September 30, 2002 at 14:32:48 (+0000), Joerg Klemenz wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/bin/ksh
> Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > You're not making any sense. A "wrapping line editor" is an oxymoron.
> > One line cannot be "wrapped" -- it must be scrolled horizontally.
> Now you are nit-picking.
Perhaps, but then again, perhaps not.
> When I say "like bash" you know what I mean
Hmmm -- yes, "bash is broken" :-)
(It screws up my screen, i.e. causes vertical scrolling, when I edit
long command lines. The interactive history search in bash is even more
broken and annoying.)
> It's not hard for you because you have been doing that for 15 years or
That's why I publish my ~/.* files -- so I can share what I've learned
from my experience.
> With a startup sequence like csh or zsh uses everyone can do than
> in 5 minutes.
I still don't see where your problem is -- perhaps you should try to
define the functional requirements you're seeking to utilize.
Greg A. Woods
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