[TUHS] basic tools / Universal Unix
will.senn at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 13:07:41 AEST 2017
I wasn't going to say it earlier, but now that you've said something
about it... I was thinking, thank god, ed isn't teco! :).
On 11/14/17 8:37 PM, Warner Losh wrote:
> It took me a while to realize that ed(1) is what TECO should have
> been.... Too much TECO trauma scared me away for far too long.... But
> maybe it was all the TECO macros I wrote to make the BH100 terminal
> useful as an editor in full screen mode....
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 7:16 PM, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com
> <mailto:lm at mcvoy.com>> wrote:
> +1. Anyone who gets this is someone I'd work with.
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 08:10:41PM -0600, Will Senn wrote:
> > On 11/14/17 7:25 PM, Nemo wrote:
> > >On 31/10/2017, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org
> <mailto:dave at horsfall.org>> wrote:
> > >>A previous boss insisted that all his support staff learn ED,
> because one
> > >>day it might be the only editor available on a trashed box
> (you can't
> > >>mount /usr etc).
> > >ed man; man ed
> > >
> > >https://www.gnu.org/fun/jokes/ed-msg.html
> <https://www.gnu.org/fun/jokes/ed-msg.html> (Sorry -- could not
> > >
> > >N.
> > For all that it's the butt of jokes, ed is awesome. I didn't really
> > appreciate it until vi wasn't an easy goto option anymore (v6).
> > reading Kernighan's tutorial, I kind of fell in love with it.
> g/re/p? Who'd
> > of thunk it? ed may not be 'visual', but the entire document is
> editable and
> > its support of regex and the global command are incredibly powerful.
> > Especially, for so incredibly tiny an editor. Finally, ed is the
> sibling of
> > sed and once I got the connection there, it opened up a whole
> new world of
> > editing awesomeness.
> > Will
> > --
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> Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com <http://mcvoy.com>
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