[TUHS] Origins and life of the pg pager
bakul at iitbombay.org
Mon Jun 15 14:27:55 AEST 2020
No one is beating you up for your opinion. One should be able to
express alternate points of view without being made to look bad.
But let us face it, less is not only more, it is far too much :-) Less
@ Fortune Yost had added page mode as a line discipline. That
would've avoided the temptation to turn less into a mini editor.
> On Jun 14, 2020, at 7:55 PM, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> I believe that was my statement, not Dougs, and I stand behind it.
> Less was a huge improvement. If you want me to dig out why I will
> but I don't want to because it will make you look bad, that is not
> my goal.
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2020 at 07:41:27PM -0700, Bakul Shah wrote:
>> On Jun 14, 2020, at 7:26 PM, Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> wrote:
>>>> less(1) was actually an improvement
>>> Hmm. Less is my favorite whipping boy for featuritis.
>>> % less --help |wc
>>> 242 1331 12202
>> % wc p.c
>> 90 219 1504 p.c
> Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com http://www.mcvoy.com/lm
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