Brief was a very popular text editor in the 80's and 90's on PCs. No longer available.
Author: Underware (DavidNanian? and MichaelStrickman?) Homepage: none Family: BriefFamily MsDosEditors Platform: MsDos License: Commercial
Brief was also extensible using a macro language. Earlier versions of Brief implemented a LISP like language. Later releases added a macro language that resembled C.
It was last purchased by Borland, whose computer museum claims they will someday release the code for it.
Lots of fans would like that. Brief clones exist.