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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Regarding the meeting for 11/20/00
From: Tom Hull <thull@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 15:25:37 -0600
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Steven Saner wrote:
> It is very good to learn the basics of vi, and ed too, even if you
> don't use them on a regular basis. If you are a Unix person you will
> inevitably find yourself in a situation where the only editor on the
> system is vi, or even only ed.

Another nice thing about ed(1) is that you can use it in shell scripts,
feeding it commands through a here file. If you have a bunch of files
that need the same changes (e.g., global substitutions), nothing is
faster or slicker.

 *  Tom Hull * thull@xxxxxxxxxxx *

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