[vcf-midatlantic] Museum 3B1 & PDP-8

David Riley fraveydank at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 12:25:08 EDT 2019

On Oct 31, 2019, at 1:44 PM, Neil Cherry <ncherry at linuxha.com> wrote:
> On 10/31/19 1:12 PM, David Riley via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> On Oct 31, 2019, at 11:18, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> Personally I would like a better editor than the built in “ed”. Maybe there
>>> is the “vi” available?
>> But ed(1) is the standard editor!
> I seem to recall that vi relied on ed and ex. In Linux I don't this is
> the case any longer. I don't know about BSD but would expect that this
> is the case there also.

Both BSD and SysV (which a 3B1 would likely be running) have vi. Beware, though: it is not the vi you're probably used to, it runs in line mode (not hugely different from ed).

It's good to learn new things!

- Dave

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