Updated: ed-1.6-1

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Sun Jun 3 23:53:00 GMT 2012


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Warren Young wrote:
> 
> On 4/26/2012 2:38 AM, Lee D. Rothstein wrote:
>> Long ago (circa 1979), and far away (Ball Labs, CO), I wrote a
>> text retrieval system in 'ed'. Shortly thereafter, I started
>> using MicroEmacs.
> 
> In a recent discussion -- http://goo.gl/SYoXB -- Walter Bright mentioned 
> that he still uses a customized version of MicroEmacs.  He pointed out 
> that he doesn't feel the need for Emacs Lisp and such, since he can just 
> add the feature to the program and rebuild it.
> 
> That's our Walter. :)
> 
>> Now, I use TextPad. Nice, but all but dead, and only single
>> platform -- Windows -- and missing some key features.
> 
> I've got a license for TextPad, too.  I'm pretty sure it's the only 
> dedicated text editor I've actually found useful enough relative to free 
> alternatives like Vim to pay money for.  (Not counting editors embedded 
> in IDEs and such.)  I only stopped installing it on my systems because 
> of its lack of updates.  I felt the need to break my dependence on it 
> before I got bit by some bit rot problem.
> 
> 

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