[TUHS] pre-more pager?

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Fri Nov 10 15:26:30 AEST 2017


On Wed, Nov 8, 2017, at 15:11, Forrest, Jon wrote:
> I remember ~40 students at UCSB trying to run 'vi' on a Vax 780 with
> 4MB of RAM. Between the lack of memory and the overhead of raw mode,
> it wasn't a pretty sight.

There's also likely a difference between typing large amounts of text in
raw mode (as vi entails, especially in insert mode) vs issuing single-
character commands.


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