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Re: [opensuse] Re: get to know vi
On 2018-06-25 23:08, David C. Rankin wrote:
It's a great little editor, "The original ex/vi text editor", but it lacks
the creature comforts of vim. Amazing part is the source is only 211k and the
resulting package is only 165k. Very few editors will easily fit on a 1.44M
floppy anymore...

I had a 3 KB editor in MsDOS, called It was done in assembler,
published by PC Magazine. Surprisingly powerful for its size, it went
into most of my boot floppies. I had to type the asm in full to get it,
I had no modem, and my parents would not authorize an international
phone call to download it, anyway.



Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 42.3 x86_64 "Malachite" at Telcontar)

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