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Date:      Thu, 4 Jan 1996 13:41:54 -0500 (EST)
From:      William Bulley <web@merit.edu>
To:        leisner@sdsp.mc.xerox.com (Marty Leisner)
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: which vi is used in FreeBSD 2.1 ??
Message-ID:  <199601041841.NAA14411@ohm.merit.edu>
In-Reply-To: <9601041739.AA13813@gnu.mc.xerox.com> from "Marty Leisner" at Jan 4, 96 09:39:04 am

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According to Marty Leisner:
> 
> My understanding is the Bill Joy vi doesn't even catch SIGWINCH...
> 
> Would you prefer a vi (like Sun's) which doesn't resize in an xterm?

My original question was to understand the lineage, not the functionality
of the vi in FreeBSD 2.1

I view it as "a good thing" that nvi derives from Bill Joy's vi and hope
and trust that since then, enhancements have been made to nvi so that it
_does_ resize in an xterm (catching SIGWINCH or not!) and other things...

Thanks!

Regards,

web...

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