[OT] Text Editor vs IDE aka ctrl-s froze VI

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Sat Oct 15 23:55:05 MDT 2005


Steve wrote:
> I know this is OT for even this OT thread, but just curious to know if
> anyone has made a look&work-alike of  the old DOS Edit from 5.0+ for
> Linux.
> 
> This thread has given me a real nostalgia buzz, and honestly I kinda
> miss Edit and the Quick/QBasic development environments.
> 
> I remember how impressed I was back in the days when they were the
> latest and greatest.
> 
> Seems and ncurses based editor would do a really good job of
> accomplishing this task.
> Thoughts?

FreeDOS has an Edit clone.  In fact, let me check it out again.

# qemu freedos.img
C:\>edit

Wow.  Works great.

Shane



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