Wish list [was: Social Meeting this Thursday, 8th June @ The Founders Arms]

Dominic Mitchell dom at happygiraffe.net
Thu Jun 8 21:14:59 BST 2006

Sue Spence wrote:
> David Alban wrote:
>> On 6/8/06, Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk> wrote:
>>> I'd quite like to see Debian package management on OpenBSD or Solaris.
>> I'd like to see solaris ship with vim as part of the core os, at least
>> in addition to, if not as a replacement for, vi.  solaris vi is as
>> dumb as a united states president.  And it wouldn't suck too badly if
>> they made /bin/sh a link to bash, or some posix-aware version of sh.
>> Oh, and screen, as part of the core os, would be nice, too.
> I vehemently protest this horrendous slur on traditional (classic) vi.
> I had a quick look at solaris 10 before I shut down my ultra 5 for the 
> last time last year, and it looked very much as though it had morphed 
> fairly completely into linux.

You'd think so, until you're reminded that tar still doesn't take a -z 
flag.  How many years?


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