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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:
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.
> Tutor maillist - Tutor at python.org
To be considered stupid and to be told so is more painful than being called
gluttonous, mendacious, violent, lascivious, lazy, cowardly: every weakness,
every vice, has found its defenders, its rhetoric, its ennoblement and
exaltation, but stupidity hasn't. - Primo Levi
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