[Tutor] Question

W W srilyk at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 16:59:16 CET 2008

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 9:40 AM, Alan Gauld <alan.gauld at btinternet.com>wrote:

> <snip>

What does nano do that vi (or emacs) doesn't? Given that vi is the
> "standard" editor on *nix ity would seem the obvious choice. But everyone
> seems to be using nano? Why?

AFAIK, it's a little smaller/faster than emacs... but since I'm a vi(m) fan,
I'm probably the wrong person for the question ;)


> PS. I should explain that I used to use Unix a lot but it was before nano
> appeared to proliferate so I never used it. Now I only use *nix occasionally
> but nano is everywhere it seems.
> Alan G.
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