Early DOS editors

From: 9000 VAX <vax9000_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat Feb 5 00:38:38 2005

On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 23:45:22 -0500 (EST), John Lawson <jpl15_at_panix.com> wrote:
> I used QEdit for years - loved it as much as Wordstar - absolutely
> text-basede, "you can do anything anywhere" 'rules'... I used it mainly
> for text editing, but it was first and foremost a Programmer's Editor, and
> had extensive tools and structures to help in that scenario.
> I still have the source disks and manual around here somewhere...

QEdit is very good and I used it extensively years ago.

Now I use vi under DOS, The vi (and the associated grep, mv, cp, ls,
more, ...) I found from an vintage FAT disk is very good. I don't know
who wrote them. When you program under DOS, grep is precious.

vax, 9000

> Cheers
> John
Received on Sat Feb 05 2005 - 00:38:38 GMT

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