Talk Minutes - Ed - The Text Editor - June 16, 2020

Following are the important points discussed today about ‘ed’

  1. history about ed
  2. how to invoke ed
  3. why ‘ed’ is a line editor
  4. details about command mode
  5. details about input mode
  6. line numbers in ed
  7. how to add content to ‘ed’ current buffer
  8. how to display whole buffer
  9. print specific line or lines using line addresses
  10. deleting and changing lines
  11. saving current buffer to filesystem
  12. opening files in ed
  13. using regular expression instead of line address in ed
  14. forward searching
  15. reverse searching
  16. global searching
  17. intro to Basic Regular Expressions (BRE)

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To playback these logs, follow these steps

$ tar xvzf ed-talk-script-output-files.tar.gz
$ scriptreplay -m1 --timing=20200616155221-24417.timing 20200616155221-24417.typescript