On Sun, 5 Nov 2017 16:00:45 -0500
Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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.
Years ago, I kept a copy of Unix For Dummies on my bookshelf, for the
specific purpose of looking up how to use vi when I had to fix a lilo
problem using a tomsrtbt floppy...
Ahhhh, editor wars...