[OT] Debian mailinglists [was: RE: Debian or Ubuntu?]
dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue May 20 17:00:18 UTC 2008
2008/5/20 Avi Greenbury <avismailinglistaccount at googlemail.com>:
> That's fine, until I want to change only the answer to the penultimate question.
Exactly. That's why I'd like to open the file in VI and change the 0
to 1. Now, I understand that there are config options that are not
binary (such as video driver name). For those situations I agree that
a GUI or otherwise interactive interface is preferable. But the
ability to hand-edit the config files in VI is essential.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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