I wasn't going to say it earlier, but now
that you've said something
about it... I was thinking, thank god, ed isn't teco! :).
On 11/14/17 8:37 PM, Warner Losh wrote:
It took me a while to realize that ed(1) is what
TECO should have
been.... Too much TECO trauma scared me away for far too long....
But maybe it was all the TECO macros I wrote to make the BH100
terminal useful as an editor in full screen mode....
On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 7:16 PM, Larry McVoy <lm(a)mcvoy.com
+1. Anyone who gets this is someone I'd work with.
On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 08:10:41PM -0600, Will Senn wrote:
On 11/14/17 7:25 PM, Nemo wrote:
>On 31/10/2017, Dave Horsfall <dave(a)horsfall.org
>>A previous boss insisted that all his
support staff learn
ED, because one
>>day it might be the only editor available
on a trashed box
>>mount /usr etc).
>ed man; man ed
<https://www.gnu.org/fun/jokes/ed-msg.html> (Sorry -- could not
For all that it's the butt of jokes, ed is awesome. I didn't
appreciate it until vi wasn't an easy goto
reading Kernighan's tutorial, I kind of fell
in love with it.
of thunk it? ed may not be 'visual',
but the entire document
is editable and
its support of regex and the global command are
Especially, for so incredibly tiny an editor.
Finally, ed is
the sibling of
sed and once I got the connection there, it
opened up a whole
new world of
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