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Re: Adding a simple editor to the base system
On Thu, 12 Feb 2009 00:06:51 +0000
Mindaugas Rasiukevicius <rmind%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:
> Andrew Doran <ad%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 11:22:47PM +0000, Mindaugas Rasiukevicius
> > wrote:
> > > It is understandable that for new users vi might be hard.
> > > However, since there is a Desktop NetBSD project now, why newbie
> > > would want to pick NetBSD mini,
> > user:
> > - may not have picked anything
> > - may not want to learn
> > - may not use a PC
> > - may not use pkgsrc
> > - etc etc
> It is up to the user what it wants to do with the system.
> Minimalistic system tends to live good both with "may" and "may not".
> I think "base system" has a reason why it is called "base". :)
You presumably had this definition (from the Oxford English Dictionary)
in mind: "Befitting an inferior person or thing; degraded or degrading,
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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