ctrl-s froze VI

Michael Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Wed Oct 12 22:31:39 MDT 2005


On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 22:06 -0600, Steve wrote:
> Ya know, no one ever did ask the question... If your computer is froze
> how did you type the email?
> As to the vi and emacs flame war, I know of 3 apps who all do the job
> of basic text editor much better and simpler than either.
> 
> Pico, Nano and Joe
> 
> There ya go, works on every distro I've ever tried.
> Let the flames begin!

Nano must have come a *long* ways.  :)  It can do code folding now,
symbol lookup, and the works, eh?

> 
> /me Chokes on own trollbait
> 
> 
> On 10/12/05, Charles Curley <charlescurley at charlescurley.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 08:51:43PM -0600, Michael Torrie wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 21:13 -0500, Michael Halcrow wrote:
> > > > Once you have resolved this crisis, I recommend you run the following
> > > > (as root) to prevent it from happening again ("it" being "VI", not
> > > > your terminal scroll locking):
> > > >
> > > > ln -sf `which emacs` `which vi`
> > > >
> > > > This should take care of that occasional mishap when you impulsively
> > > > type 'vi' when you are trying to launch a text editor.
> > >
> > > Sure but this comes at grave health risks.
> >
> > Sure, and most graves are health risks. I wouldn't be caught dead in
> > one.
> >
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