The Text Editor sam

  • Rob Pike
  • Published 1987 in Softw., Pract. Exper.


Sam is an interactive multi-file text editor intended for bitmap displays. A textual command language supplements the mouse-driven, cut-andpaste interface to make complex or repetitive editing tasks easy to spec­ ify. The language is characterized by the composition of regular expres­ sions to describe the structure of the text being modified. The treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/spe.4380171105


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@article{Pike1987TheTE, title={The Text Editor sam}, author={Rob Pike}, journal={Softw., Pract. Exper.}, year={1987}, volume={17}, pages={813-845} }