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Re: vi vs. nvi

On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 01:32:18PM -0700, Bill Stouder-Studenmund wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 07:28:55PM -0500, David Young wrote:
> > 
> > I am concerned that nvi is too big for embedded applications.  What do
> > we owe the larger size to?  Compilation options?  New (and essential)
> > features?  Is there any way to bring the size under control?  I'm asking
> > for your ideas.
> Sorry for the delay, I'm still catching up w/ mail.
> Why does this matter for an embedded system? Yes, I know space is tight. 
> What I don't see is why the fact we build it means it actually shows up on 
> the device. ??
> If you don't want nvi, don't put it on your flash installs. :-)

It is evidently intended that nvi replace our current vi.


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