[Coco] screen editors was Re: Glenside
goosey at virgo.sdc.org
Thu Nov 8 04:38:26 EST 2007
>From: "Bob Devries" <devries.bob at gmail.com>
>Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2007 22:07:39 +1000
>I agree with Willard; a *decent* screen editor is something that is sadly
>lacking in the public domain. While my editor of choice is Bob van der
>Poel's Ved, that program is a commercial product, and should not be
>distributed in this way, but what other (PD) editor comes close?
I use uemacs for small stuff. It's big flaw (assuming you like EMACS)
is that it seems to be a level 1 program and won't use additional
memory, even if allocated with uemacs #56k....
stevie's a reasonably good VI clone, with one exception -- If you give
it the wrong escape key combo, it will immediately exit. (Microware's
choice of escape as EOF means VI clones have to be written very
carefully, and the stevie port wasn't careful enough.)
The other three editors I use, dynastar, tsedit, and scred, are all
commercial. Dynastar's a wordstar clone and the other two are
Willard Goosey goosey at sdc.org
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