Re: [dev] JOE editor was: a little bit of vi+zsh magic

From: hiro <>
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 21:33:53 +0100

Perhaps next time I may use notepad if I manage to stay nice and calm.
But you're right, if I was any rational I would bomb away this whole
fucking building.

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 9:02 PM, Kris Maglione <> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 08:33:13PM +0100, hiro wrote:
>> Today I was forced to use the joe editor for java.
>> In the search-and-replace dialog (see s in ed) joe seemed to change my
>> input to upper case automatically. Eventually I found out it was just
>> auto-completion. If you don't want auto-completion you can add rare
>> characters and delete them when you are ready.
>> Perhaps I should hang myself...
> Perhaps you should just hang your sysadmin. Why would you ever use such
> crap? Doesn't every computer in the world have at least vi and ed (vi on
> Plan 9 not being an editor...)?
> --
> Kris Maglione
> If buffer overflows are ever controlled, it won't be due to mere
> crashes, but due to their making systems vulnerable to hackers.
> Software crashes due to mere incompetence apparently don't raise any
> eyebrows, because no one wants to fault the incompetent programmer and
> his incompetent boss.
>        --Henry Baker
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