DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-03
Re: Emergency Editors (was Stabble Tag move)
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Matthew Dillon wrote:
> Ok, I got a little carried away, so I'm afraid all the fun modifications
> have been done :-). The Minix 'mined' editor is now part of bin. It
> comes in at a whopping 36KB (static binary).
> I added some features to make it more useful. I made ^Z work, ^L
> redraw the screen, added escape codes so it can be run from an xterm, and
> so forth.
> Matthew Dillon
Brilliant! And just 12 hours, 27 minutes from the starting gun, too.
A hearty 'well done' and thank you to one and all!
- and what a nice tribute to Andy Tannenbaum, Andrzej, and all
others who worked on Minix and 'Mined' over the years.
Good ideas never die, they just morph... ;-)