On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 7:20 PM Ben Cotton <bcotton(a)redhat.com> wrote:
Let's make Fedora more approachable, by having a default editor that
doesn't require specialist knowledge to use.
One could argue that this adds to the experience!
(These arguments would apply
just as well if git picked Vim. vi is like hard mode for Vim, with
fewer features, missing syntax highlighting, and no indication of what
mode you are in. Even Vim users may feel lost and bewildered when
Not really and that's because we ship vim-minimal with sane defaults,
unlike other distros.
In contrast, Nano offers the kind of graphical text editing
that people are used to, and therefore doesn't require specialist
knowledge to use.
Who are these people?
It is already installed across most Fedora Editions
* More in line with the default editor of other distributions.
It has been a nice and welcome point of difference.