[haiku-development] Re: Alpha 1 praises / vim gripes.

  • From: scott mc <scottmc2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 00:42:18 +0000

2009/9/14 André Braga <meianoite@xxxxxxxxx>:
> 2009/9/13 Caitlin Shaw <rogueeve@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> Oh no! Please don't rip it out;
> Ripped out as in not part of the default install; it's still (going to
> be) available as an optional package.
> (And, I suspect, a quite prominent optional package, since so many
> devs have the vi shortcuts engraved in their muscle memories...)
> 2009/9/13 Nicholas Otley <nicholasotley@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> I would think 'nano' was the "lowest common denominator editor" rather
>> than vim.
> Precisely. And I believe it's only not been ripped from Mac OS X and
> Ubuntu because Posix mandates vi to be present.
> We don't aim for full Posix compliance, though :)
> Cheers,
> A.

We did put in nano for those command line people who need an editor
that works remotely.  For local use, many will just use lpe on the
command line or just open Pe.

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