Re: [dev] less(1) replacement?

From: fao_ <>
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2017 03:14:25 +0000

Thanks (Also to Eric). I was scratching my head for a while thinking
"But you can use the tools in 9base interactively". It seems I was
looking at it from the wrong direction.

- fao_
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On 2017-08-26 1:46 pm, Anselm R Garbe wrote:
> On 25 August 2017 at 21:37, fao_ <> wrote:
>> On 2017-08-24 1:50 pm, Anselm R Garbe 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?
> In my terminology "interactive use" of 9base would assume that you'd
> run rc as interactive shell in your terminal and use its userland from
> command line directly. But the actual main use case of 9base is just
> to be used in scripts. rc from 9base isn't particularly "convenient"
> for interactive use, as long as you don't run it from inside acme,
> 9term or rio.
> BR,
> Anselm
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