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Date:      Fri, 29 May 2015 22:07:19 +1000
From:      andrew clarke <mail@ozzmosis.com>
To:        Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: easy to use WYSIWIG editor for VT102
Message-ID:  <20150529120719.GA33714@ozzmosis.com>
In-Reply-To: <20150529090528.GA2890@c720-r276659>
References:  <20150529090528.GA2890@c720-r276659>

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On Fri 2015-05-29 11:05:28 UTC+0200, Matthias Apitz (guru@unixarea.de) wrote:

> I'm looking for an easy to use WYSIWIG editor which could be used on
> VT102 terminals by my 9 years old son (to let him write mails and text files).
> 'ee' is an option, but maybe there is something more fancy supporting
> this type of terminals.

Since the late '80s the term "WYSIWYG" has implied a graphical
bitmapped display, proportional fonts, accurate scaling and so on,
none of which is provided by a VT102 terminal.

There are alternatives to ee, for example emacs, nano & jed, but none
of them are WYSIWYG (and neither is ee).



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