Re: wily 2002.

  • From: "James A. Robinson" <jim.robinson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: wilyfans@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2001 14:06:59 -0800

>     in january. this release will have the "edit" feature, and some
>     source code changes, some fixes.
> What's an "edit" feature?  (As in, "eww, another feature?")

The latest Acme out of Bell Labs has a new builtin called Edit
which can take sam-style commands. Very useful, since you don't
have to worry about quoting stuff before it gets sent to a program
which uses a pipeline.

See for an example of
the things sam's structured regular expressions offer.


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