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Re: nano editor in Shrike?



On 31 Mar 2003, Michael Wardle wrote:

>A user on this list recently mentioned that he liked pico as a text
>editor, and was disappointed that pine had been removed from the Shrike
>distribution.

Well, he'll be happy to find out that pine has in fact *not* been 
removed from Shrike, and hence neither has pico.

>I understand Red Hat's reasons for removing pine, however I am a
>little surprised to not see packages for the GNU pico clone
>"nano" in Phoebe 3, and suspect it is therefore not included in
>Shrike.  I find this odd, because I'm pretty sure it was
>included in previous releases, including Valhalla.
>
>A number of newbie users seem to prefer nano over vi or emacs, so I'd
>like Red Hat to consider once again including nano in its distribution
>package set, particularly now that pine and pico are gone.

See above.

-- 
Mike A. Harris     ftp://people.redhat.com/mharris
OS Systems Engineer - XFree86 maintainer - Red Hat





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