Programmer's type of Editor for DOS

Frank Carmickle frankiec at
Sat Feb 16 02:26:09 EST 2002

On Sat, 16 Feb 2002, Amanda Lee wrote:
> I'm not really getting along with VI in the Unix boxes at work because can't
> seem to get compatibility with the terminal.

This is why you need a Gnu/Linux box on your desk.

> I've seen it work while on the last project I worked on but these are two
> different organizations and different administrators.

Yes.  The reason to be your own administrator.

> I just wish we had pico on the Unix boxes even.  I really dislike vi because
> it is unreasonably cumbersome for what you can do easily in
> fullscreen-oriented editors.


> Please write me off line for suggestions.

Sorry I already started writing to the list.  One more reason for me to
move to mutt.

     Frank Carmickle
phone:     412 761-9568
email:     frankiec at

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