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Date:      Tue, 2 Jan 1996 16:46:43 -0500 (EST)
From:      William Bulley <>
To: (Garrett A. Wollman)
Subject:   Re: which vi is used in FreeBSD 2.1 ??
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <> from "Garrett A. Wollman" at Jan 2, 96 04:27:24 pm

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According to Garrett A. Wollman:
> The `vi' that Bill Joy wrote was derived from the source code to the
> `ed' that belonged (at the time) to Ma Bell.  You would have to pay a
> large amount of money to the current owners of that source code (I
> think it's still Novell) to buy a source license.


So, whose (or which) vi wannabe is part of FreeBSD 2.1?



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