./editors/em, Early V6 Unix line-based editor for mortals

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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 1.0.0, Package name: em-1.0.0, Maintainer: agc

em - the editor for mortals - is a variant of the standard Unix text
editor - ed. It includes all of ed, so the documentation for ed is
fully applicable to em. Em also has a number of new commands and
facilities designed to improve its interaction and increase its
usefulness.

Em differs from ed in that it normally prefixes command lines with a
'>'. For those who prefer silence, if the editor is invoked by any
name not having 'm' as its second character, no prompts will appear.
Other ways of controlling prompts are described below.

The em editor was designed for display terminals and was a
single-line-at-a-time visual editor. It was one of the first programs
on Unix to make heavy use of "raw terminal input mode", in which the
running program, rather than the terminal device driver, handled all
keystrokes.

Inspired by em, and by their own tweaks to ed, Bill Joy and Chuck
Haley, both graduate students at UC Berkeley, took code from em to
make en, and then "extended" en to create ex version 0.1.

This version was translated from V6 Unix C (mid-70s era) to the
present day by Pierre Gaston.


Required to build:
[pkgtools/cwrappers]

Master sites:

SHA1: 94c40c6f2661025efba4fb5680c67d836c984abe
RMD160: d802eef8b8dad915db12a1dd0dc09e27fb385771
Filesize: 91.854 KB

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   2015-11-03 04:32:24 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (138)
Log message:
Add SHA512 digests for distfiles for editors category

Problems found with existing distfiles:
	distfiles/javascript-2.1b1.el
	distfiles/yEd-3.14.2.zip
No changes made to the javascript-mode or yEd distinfo files.

Otherwise, existing SHA1 digests verified and found to be the same on
the machine holding the existing distfiles (morden).  All existing
SHA1 digests retained for now as an audit trail.
   2013-05-02 07:06:13 by Alistair G. Crooks | Files touched by this commit (4) | Imported package
Log message:
Import editors/em-1.0.0 into the Packages Collection

	em - the editor for mortals - is a variant of the standard Unix text
	editor - ed.  It includes all of ed, so the documentation for ed is
	fully applicable to em.  Em also has a number of new commands and
	facilities designed to improve its interaction and increase its
	usefulness.

	Em differs from ed in that it normally prefixes command lines with a
	'>'.  For those who prefer silence, if the editor is invoked by any
	name not having 'm' as its second character, no prompts will appear.
	Other ways of controlling prompts are described below.

	The em editor was designed for display terminals and was a
	single-line-at-a-time visual editor.  It was one of the first programs
	on Unix to make heavy use of "raw terminal input mode", in which the
	running program, rather than the terminal device driver, handled all
	keystrokes.

	Inspired by em, and by their own tweaks to ed, Bill Joy and Chuck
	Haley, both graduate students at UC Berkeley, took code from em to
	make en, and then "extended" en to create ex version 0.1.

	This version was translated from V6 Unix C (mid-70s era) to the
	present day by Pierre Gaston.