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Re: alias vi=pico

> Date: Fri, 6 Aug 1999 20:23:41 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Donovan Rebbechi <elflord@pegasus.rutgers.edu>
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> How about aliasing vi in the bash startup files ? experienced users can
> just unalias it, and newbies are "saved" from vi(m), and meanwhile, we
> aren't breaking any standards.
> What do you think of this one Jean ?

No I am against aliasing.  It confuses the user both the experienced
people who will dislike it and the unexperienced people who will use
your alternative editor, like it and then will be for a rude shock the
day they use another distrib.

			Jean Francois Martinez

Project Independence: Linux for the Masses