Dapper: vim instead of nano as editor alternative?

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Thu Mar 16 09:38:25 UTC 2006


On do, 2006-03-16 at 09:44 +0100, Alexandre Franke wrote:
> There's a point I don't get. Why do you consider vim being a default?
> If the user is not "skilled" enough, he will use gedit, won't he? If
> he is "skilled" enough and is going to use console, then he can use
> vim... 

The point is that things like visudo use $EDITOR or /usr/bin/editor -
which is by default vim.

Not all console users can use vim or emacs.
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