nanu nano [was Re: Boot fail, please help!]

Richard Smedley richard at sc.lug.org.uk
Sun Oct 29 19:53:21 GMT 2006


Hello Adrian,

On Sunday 29 October 2006 18:29, Adrian Wontroba wrote:
> Nobody has mentioned ed(1) yet!

http://www.gnu.org/fun/jokes/ed.msg.html

> The very basic editor

http://www.gnu.org/fun/jokes/ed.html

> that ex and then  
> vi are extensions of. It is still there in /bin.

richard at GNU-Mac:~$ ls -l /usr/bin/vi
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 20 2006-10-01 11:09 /usr/bin/vi -> /etc/alternatives/vi

richard at GNU-Mac:~$ ls -l /etc/alternatives/vi
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 12 2006-10-01 
15:29 /etc/alternatives/vi -> /usr/bin/nano

 - Richard

Disclaimer - jokes are available at the expense of other Unices and editors:
http://www.splange.freeserve.co.uk/img/viman.gif
http://instinct.org/~pgl/bsd-comparison-humour.txt
http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home5/pg04878518/EmacsName.html
http://duncanpierce.org/articles/Humour/The Emacs Conspiracy
http://www.tarunz.org/~vassilii/srom/

-- 
Richard Smedley,                                         Richard at sc.lug.org.uk
Sustainable IT Consultant,
                                 ``Software Freedom for the Voluntary Sector''

``Using a free software version of vi is not a sin; it is a penance.''
                                                           - Church of Emacs




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