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September 11, 2008, 10:11

Seriously ? you're learning ED in the 21st century ?
(oh my).
Now, maybe ED is way more powerful than EDLIN, the ED-inspired editor of MS-DOS 3 which i have been forced to use in early days ... I can tell you it *really* made me regret the C64's BASIC edition mode (list 1-n giving you n first lines, and re-typing over existing lines replaced them).

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kilves76 Permalink
July 30, 2012, 04:24

The point of learning ed is to become better in using (g)vi(m). When you know the history (ed>ex>vi) of the command you use, the commands will make more sense.

(yes i know i'm replying to a 4 year old post...)

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