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View Poll Results: Which vi do you use?
original vi 10 19.23%
nvi 4 7.69%
vile 0 0%
elvis 0 0%
vim 34 65.38%
some other vi clone 0 0%
I don't use vi 4 7.69%
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Old 18th September 2008
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You can get nvi for Windows as part of UWin, the Unix-for-Windows package from (the former) Bell Labs. It has many useful tools, including a good ksh implementation. That makes sense, since it is David Korn's project.
Thanks. It didn't quite work for me as I hoped. The purpose was to have it on a flash jump drive that I could have for quickly editing files, if needed, at school - which is primarily Windows based. I got it on there, but it didn't really work 100% - it likes a static setup (ie, a Desktop) and not a portable one better. Plus, nvi didn't stand alone - it required the ksh to run. If I had a Windows setup here that I used all the time, that would be a different story.

So, I'll just use elvis that did install and work from the jump drive. It's primarily only for emergencies when I need a text editor and not for regular usage, so I'll deal with it.


But, thanks anyway - great link!
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