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Elvis

(tool)
A vi lookalike which supports nearly all of the vi/ex commands, in both visual mode and colon mode.

Like vi/ex, elvis stores most of the text in a temporary file instead of RAM. This allows it to edit files that are too large to fit in a single process' data space.

Elvis runs under BSD UNIX, AT&T SysV UNIX, MINIX, MS-DOS, Atari TOS, Coherent, OS9/68000, VMS, Windows 95 and Windows NT.

Elvis is just as awful to use as vi, so someone will like it.

Version 1.8pl14 (1995-09-04).

FTP Delft, FTP PDX.

E-mail: Steve Kirkendall <kirkenda@cs.pdx.edu>.
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The minor planet 17059 |Elvis was discovered by Australian astronomer John Broughton in 1999 and named after Elvis Presley.
The city will be awash with Elvis fans and competitors donned with rhinestone jumpsuits, raven wigs, stuck-on-sideburns and fake tans.
The Elvis and Us exhibition will leave the building in August 2014 to be replaced by the Grammy Museum exhibition The British Invasion, featuring artefacts of stars such as folk-rock legend Donovan and Ringo Starr.
Elvis Rocks will be at St David's Hall on Saturday January 16.
It was a problem for Gene, but today he prefers to remember Elvis at his best.
Elvis Rocks at the Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl on Friday October 9, 7.
He performed in the famous Poconos region followed by a tour of Canada where he entered and won the $5,000 prize in the Worldwide Elvis Competition in Montreal.
Colin Paul - A dynamic Elvis vocalist and performer, a Memphis regular and highly regarded with all fans.
According to folklore, Elvis Presley once entered an Elvis look-alike contest - and came third.
The novel, composed of a series of letters between the fictitious Achsa McEachern (a gifted, slightly disfigured and lonely 14 year-old) and Elvis Presley, begins when Achsa hears Presley's recording of "That's All Right" (Presley's first-ever record) on a "hillbilly" station and writes him a fan letter telling him: "I don't know why you think you're a hillbilly singer.
These are not poems about those rooms in Graceland or about Elvis's life as much as they are poems about the icon of Elvis Presley: voices recounting how Elvis was a part of their own lives whether through his music, his TV image or his physical presence.