Re: [dev] curses samterm

From: Uriel <>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 12:43:00 +0200

On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Robert Ransom <> wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Aug 2010 12:01:24 +0200
> Uriel <> wrote:
>> Anyone that considers for even one second to use nano should be taken
>> out and shot on the spot.
> It's not so bad if you build it with the --disable-wrapping-as-root
> configure option and only use it as root.
> In case you're wondering why I know *that*, nano is the least bad
> editor on the standard Arch Linux install CD image (the others are joe
> and traditional, breaks-if-you-push-a-cursor-key-in-insert-mode vi;
> I'd be happy with ed, but they didn't provide it),

What the fuck?!?!? Everyone involved in the development of lunix
distributions that don't include ed as one of its most core programs
should have their liver devoured by harpies and their testicles
infested by maggots for the rest of eternity, Prometheus-style.


> and I just peeked at
> the PKGBUILD to see if the Arch folks had needed to patch /etc/nanorc
> to make it stop mangling long lines.  Apparently not...
> Robert Ransom
Received on Tue Aug 03 2010 - 12:43:00 CEST

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