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jupp variant of JOE's Own Editor

joe is the professional freeware ASCII text screen editor for UNIX(R). It makes full use of the power and versatility of UNIX, but lacks the steep learning curve and basic nonsense you have to deal with in every other UNIX editor. joe has the feel of most IBM PC text editors: The key-sequences are reminiscent of WordStar and Turbo-C. joe is much more powerful than those edi- tors, however. joe has all of the features a UNIX user should expect: full use of termcap/terminfo, excellent screen update optimizations (joe is fully useable at 2400 baud), simple in- stallation, and all of the UNIX-integration features of vi. jupp is a customisation of joe which provides easy conversion for former PC users as well as powerfulness for programmers, while not doing things "automagically" (word wrap, indenting, highlighting, to name a few). The fork has added UTF-8 Support for non-LOCALE-aware operating systems, the "jupp" flavour, as well as numerous small fixes.


Download version joe-3.1jupp30 (stable)
released on 17 January 2017



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv1Ted Teah31 August 2006

Leaders and contributors

Thorsten Glaser Maintainer
Joe Allen Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,SupportE-mailmailto:tg@mirbsd.de

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitelibncurses or libtermcap

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 February 2017.


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