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Re: Adding a simple editor to the base system

On Tue, 17 Feb 2009, Matthias Scheler wrote:

On 10 Feb 2009, at 20:42, David Brownlee wrote:
        I'd like to propose we add a simple text editor to the base

I think that's a good idea. While I personally know how to use "vi"
I think it is very difficult to understand for new users because
it is very different from most other editors.

The obvious candidate is 'ee' from FreeBSD (who
have been including it since 1995).

Does it support emacs key bindings e.g. <CTRL> a to go to the
beginning of the line?

        It has an optional mode with emacs keybindings (which I think
        should be the default).

                David/absolute       -- No hype required --

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