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Re: [Nmh-workers] Ditch autoconf selection of pager?

From: Paul Vixie
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Ditch autoconf selection of pager?
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:42:33 -0800
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Lyndon Nerenberg wrote:
> .. If the chain Editor: -> $VISUAL -> $EDITOR comes up empty, ed is a 
> perfectly reasonable default.


> Realistically, leaving it set to "vi" (not "/usr/bin/vi") is fine.

i'm +- on that. vi is optional in posix, meaning some systems don't have
to be able to install it, and it's optional in the field, meaning that
some systems actually don't have it.

most people set VISUAL in their profiles.

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