[nycbug-talk] fave BSD tips/tricks?

Isaac Levy isaac at diversaform.com
Wed Aug 26 14:44:26 EDT 2009

On Aug 26, 2009, at 3:27 AM, Andy Kosela wrote:

> Charles Sprickman <spork at bway.net> wrote:
>> On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Jerry B. Altzman wrote:
>>> on 8/24/2009 6:46 PM Miles Nordin said the following:
>>>> It's just annoying when basic unix things like apropos, xcalc, or
>>>> emacs are missing.  Unix has become a single-user platform.   
>>>> Working
>>> Clearly, your idea of what 'basic unix' things are and mine differ.
>>> That's ok, _non disputandum est_ and all that.
>> Hey, you know real men use "bc" for all their calculator needs,  
>> right? :)
>> (it is part of the base OS in FreeBSD and OS-X, fwiw)
> And I think you all know that real wizards still use ed(1) :)
> --Andy

A nod and grin to ed(1)


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