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Re: Politics and anoouncing

On Wed, 4 Aug 1999, JF Martinez wrote:

To me this is more than a debate about an editor. It's about standards.
There is a set of utilies that are standard across all UNIX variants, and
/bin/vi is one of them. There are a lot of things I think we need to
attack and get rid of, but standards and compatiblity are not among them.

I also think this move is risky politically -- it will earn us a lot of
vocal detractors ( whom I just might join ... )