Re: [dev] snotes v0.9 - a simple notes system

From: Charlie Kester <>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2013 17:09:00 -0800

On 02/04/2013 13:09, markus schnalke wrote:
> On my system VISUAL is set to `vi', which is a common situation.
> Your code assumes that VISUAL contains a graphical editor.

I'm not sure, but I think the semantics when this variable
first began to be used was to distinguish a full-screen editor
like vi (or emacs) from a line editor like ed.

If so, you're quite correct in saying that there's no implication
that it refers to a GUI.
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