(off topic) Re: [R] Notepad

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at pubhealth.ku.dk
Wed Feb 28 21:57:50 CET 2001

Jim Lemon <bitwrit at ozemail.com.au> writes:

> 3) The usual number of responses spent a lot of time dissing NotePad and
> advertising their favorite editor.  As various contributors noted,
> NotePad actually does most of the things that some people said it
> doesn't.  Positive advice (like the fact that NotePad _always_ saves in
> plain text) is usually helpful.  Negative advice always reminds me of
> the marketing practices of some software companies.

Hmm, well, by your defs

negative x 2:
Notepad conks out at 64 K or thereabouts
Notepad doesn't do search and replace

positive x 3:
Wordpad takes larger files
Wordpad can do search and replace
Do remember to save as text...  

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