The group is devoted to Eric Meyer's VDE, a freeware text editor and word processor for MS-DOS and Windows console mode. Messages can be viewed online here, or you can subscribe via email.
uses the WordStar command set, and reads and writes WordStar, Word
Perfect, Microsoft Word, and RTF documents, as well as plain text
files. It includes sophisticated formatting, flexible printer support, a
powerful macro facility, and unique editing features.
VDE itself, usage tips, third-party utilities and macro packages, and links to other DOS software are available on the VDE site: