On Fri, 26 Jun 2020 at 10:40, Jonathan Wakely wrote:
Obeying EDITOR is required by POSIX e.g. see
Note that POSIX says "The default editor shall be vi." But that means
when EDITOR isn't set. If the system or a user sets EDITOR to
something else, it's still POSIX-conforming.
Thank you for the clarification and the reference. Clearly the POSIX
standard is plain wrong. But this is not the right platform to discuss