danmint at verizon.net
Fri Feb 24 09:57:21 EST 2006
Well I'm already quite impressed.
I'll have to re-learn lots of ed stuff, but way back when I was a
younger fellow, I worked on a Unix system. My PC running dos was
connected through a serial port. the PC ran Dos and I could never get
terminal emulations to work out, so full screen editors, Emacs ETC, were
a real hassle. Ed was my buddy then, and this program will be great for
editing HTML among other things.
On Fri, 24 Feb 2006, Charles Hallenbeck
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> Glad you got it.
> Someone recently described this thing as "ed on steroids", so if you
> like ed, you will love this baby.
> There are some two-letter commands that make life interesting, such as
> uc, mc, and lc, to make a line upper case, mixed case, or lower case.
> Mixed case capitalizes the first letter of each word, plus the D in
> McDonald and so on. You can also modify the case of a word or string
> using the s command by using uc, mc, or lc, as the substition argument.
> For instance:
> and you get McDonald
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 07:06:26AM -0500, Dan Murphy wrote:
>> Hi. Ok we got it this time. Now I think I'll have a good look at the
>> manual. Itlooks quite interesting. I am fairly experienced with ed
>> because I still use it for making quick changes to things when I'm
>> making changes to files and stuff.
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