Re: [dev] less(1) replacement?

From: Eric Pruitt <>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:53:28 -0700

On Fri, Aug 25, 2017 at 07:37:56PM +0000, fao_ wrote:
> > 9base is not intended for interactive use, so no, p does not really
> > belong into 9base. 9base is intended to be a scripting environment.
> Excuse me if this is a stupid question, but: What's the difference?

Interactive: things that use ncurses, terminfo, termcap, etc.

Scripting: programs like sed, ed, awk, grep, etc. These programs are
often used in the context of larger tasks with pipes for transforming /
processing data.

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