Ralph Corderoy <ralph(a)inputplus.co.uk> wrote:
I've idly considered an ed that also maintained a
cursor within the line
that could be used with vi-like commands.
Are we not Hackers? Can we not code as we wish?!?
-- Somebody, I forget who
But seriously, you want an ed with a cursor, you need only take
GNU ed and hook it up with GNU readline, and there you go. If
GNU ed doesn't already have such support. Absolutely no need to
reinvent either wheel.
My two cents,