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Re: Adding a simple editor to the base system

On Tue Feb 10 2009 at 20:42:33 +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
>       This was originally brought up on netbsd-desktop, now
>       redirected here as a more relevant forum.
>       I'd like to propose we add a simple text editor to the base
>       system. The obvious candidate is 'ee' from FreeBSD (who
>       have been including it since 1995).

Sounds good.

>       I think we should be including ee, and updating our
>       documentation to mention it as the suggested editor for
>       new users. I use vi as my editor of choice, but it is
>       unreasonable to expect a new user to sit down and learn vi
>       before they can even edit their rc.conf to enable ssh.

I'd also suggest making it the default EDITOR/VISUAL.  If you're an
experienced user, you know how to make vi your default again.

Thanks for your effort.

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