- Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2017 16:00:45 -0500
- From: Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Rsync
On Sun, Nov 05, 2017 at 08:47:48PM +0000, Brian wrote:
> Nano is an editor. So is vim-tiny. Both are in the base system. Why two
> editors? I suppose they cater for different audiences. Or tastes. (And
> history plays a part). Don't fight it.
As far as vim-tiny, vi is specified/required  in POSIX.1-2008. On
the other hand, nano is probably easier to manage for a user who is not
already familiar with vi. I can certainly see why both are included.
Roberto C. Sánchez