Updated: ed-1.6-1

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Apr 24 01:42:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 09:33:45PM -0400, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote on April 23, 2012 7:17 PM
>>On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 06:44:23PM -0400, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
>>>Christopher Faylor wrote on Sunday, April 22, 2012 4:59 PM
>>>>I've made a new version of ed available for installation.  This version
>>>>is a refresh from the currently released FSF version of this package.
>>>They're still updating ed!?!?!
>>I was pretty surprised too.  I couldn't believe I'd missed several revisions.
>>Who in the world still uses ed?
>I was thinking more along the lines of "They are still finding
>bugs!?!?!" and "They are still adding features!?!?!"
>Can we agree that ed is a better exemplar of software that just won't
>go away than B20?

Yes, I think we have to concede that point.


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