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Re: Please consider replace src/dist/nvi with nvi2

On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 3:41 PM,  <> wrote:
>        Hi,
> Zhihao Yuan <> writes:
>> I'm maintaining another multibyte nvi fork, nvi2
> Thank you for pointing us at your work.
>> The project was written for FreeBSD GSoC 2011[1]. However, FreeBSD
>> requires code review before accepting the code, and I found no people
>> to help me yet. But NetBSD already accept nvi-1.81 in the base system,
>> so I come to here first to advise you to accept my version since it's
>> *much* *more* robust and trustful.
> It is a pity that we flipped the switch and made nvi 1.81.x the default
> in NetBSD, the initial intent was to massage the code until it worked
> reasonably well, and then switch over.
> I will have a look at your code in the coming days but have my hands
> full until next week. Don't expect an immediate import of it even if we
> decide to use it in the long run ...

No problem. I'll be very appreciate if someone can help me to do the
code review, so just spam me whenever you have a question with my

> Best regards,
>  Aymeric

Zhihao Yuan, nickname lichray
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