[Exherbo-dev] Adding Emacs to the stages set

Bo Ørsted Andresen zlin at exherbo.org
Wed May 7 23:50:38 UTC 2014

On Mon, 5 May 2014 12:28:02 +0100
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com> wrote:

> > > Thus, I'd like to add Emacs to the stages set so that both editors
> > > will be available to everyone from the start. Having both of the
> > > major editors will ensure that whoever comes to Exherbo will have
> > > his favourite editor around to use and feel right at home.
> > 
> > I would rather see vim removed and busybox vi made available. I
> > expect our target userbase to have a minimal experience with vi.
> > That way, we provide a POSIX editor, but no more.
> The vi in busybox doesn't highlight errors in Paludis config files.

And neither does the vim in stages for two reasons.

Not that busybox vi isn't crippled.

Bo Ørsted Andresen

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