[TUHS] basic tools / Universal Unix

Lyndon Nerenberg lyndon at orthanc.ca
Thu Nov 2 09:09:05 AEST 2017

> On Nov 1, 2017, at 3:51 PM, Norman Wilson <norman at oclsc.org> wrote:
> I use ed (or its cousin qed a la Toronto) for simple stuff.
> Mostly I'll use the traditional commands, but sometimes
> I will, in mux/9term style, print a line with p, type
> c, edit the line on the screen, pick it up and send it,
> type . return.
> And of course I can do that sort of thing with any program,
> whether or not it is compiled with some magic library.
> All this is something of a matter of taste, but I have
> sometimes amazed (in a good way) my colleagues with it.

If 9term's "hold" mode had a (built in) way to do acme's "|fmt" I would achieve a state of bliss.  Who needs text editors.

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