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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).
> 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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