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Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: @ Khaptain (was: Personally ...)

nano is derived from pico, which was a purpose built mail editor.

The keybindings are the same ones used by tcsh and the bourne shell- the idea being that people who were comfortable in a shell environment didn't have to learn yet another set of command strokes.

FWIW: Joe uses wordstar bindings by default but can switch to _any_ of the common text editors commands - something which keeps the jed diehards here very happy.

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