[BALU] nano rant

Vincent Batts vbatts at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 10:06:05 CST 2007


vi, completely.
for syntax highlighting, key bindings, scripting, and ease of handling.

all day, everyday.

vb

On 11/26/07, Wayne Edgar <zerovertex at gmail.com> wrote:
> Choose vi, because friends don't let friends use ncurses-based text editors
>
> /me dodges flames from emacs users
>
> On 11/26/07, Thomas Stover < thomas at wsinnovations.com> wrote:
> > Say what you will, to me the best console editor is still Midnight
> > Commander's (mc) internal editor. I'm mean come on: syntax highlighting,
> > simple key bindings, no bs - its great. It's only been in the last year
> > that I have moved to the GTK/scintilla based "Geany" as my main editor.
> > And yes nano works  ok when nothing else is around. Thanks for the -w
> > tip. I hate that line wrapping.
> >
> > Mr. Panzer wrote:
> > > Ok let me start off with yes VI/VIM is in the future.
> > >
> > > Ok so I am making a darn script here.  Got everything all nice and
> > > neat.  except when I run the darn thing I get errors.  turns out that
> > > bash don't like the line wrapping in nano.  Ugh.  And I wanted to
> > > sleep sometime today.  so the solution for me is to do nano -w to turn
> > > the darn line wrapping.
> > >
> > > /me posts -w signs all over the place.
> > > Panzer
> >
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