Consider removing vim-tiny from Ubuntu in the future

howard chen howachen at
Tue Jun 16 14:06:36 UTC 2009


On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 3:40 AM, Derek Broughton<derek at> wrote:

> As near as I can guess, you're not asking to remove vim-tiny, you're asking
> to replace it with vim-full.  There's a really, really, _really_ good reason
> why vim-tiny is installed - some things need it for scripting.  But there's
> NO good reason to force vim-full on those of us who absolutely hate vi.  If
> you want vi, install it.   Of course, vi should not work "out of the box".
> Ugh!
> --

To be honest, if a broken version of vi has to been exist in Ubuntu, I
would rather perfer not to have vi pre-installed to please all the


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