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nvi

http://www.bostic.com/vi/
Nvi is an implementation of the ex/vi text editor originally distributed as part of the Fourth Berkeley Software Distribution (4BSD), by UC-Berkeley. Nvi supports all the historic ex/vi features except for open mode and the lisp edit option (e.g., it has a fully implemented underlying ex mode). It has a number of additional features as well:

  • 8-bit clean data, lines and files limited by available memory
  • Multiple edit buffers
  • Colon command-line editing and path name completion
  • Tag stacks (including support for Cscope databases)
  • Extended Regular Expressions
  • Infinite undo
  • Horizontal scrolling
  • Message catalogs (Dutch, English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Swedish)
  • Preliminary support for Perl and Tcl/Tk scripting languages


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released on 21 August 2001

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey3 August 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email bostic@bostic.com" Keith Bostic Maintainer
"Email skimo@kotnet.org" Sven Verdoolaege Maintainer
See the README file in the distribution for a complete listContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer,Support E-mail mailto:skimo@kotnet.org
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:skino@kotnet.org


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use DB3.1

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 August 2001.



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