[Pharo-project] TextLint questions and feedback

Fabrizio Perin fabrizio.perin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 07:51:34 EDT 2010


Hi all,
we did some modifications to the TextLint interface to address some of your
requests:

- now the wizard panel to select the file is bigger and resizable.
- The selection of the style is embedded into the result panel below the
file list

Cheers,

Fabrizio

2010/10/1 Jorge Ressia <jorge.ressia at gmail.com>

> Hi,
>
> We did a change in the way the files are opened.
> We could not reproduce the same issue but we could manage to reproduce
> other encoding issues.
> So, please try your file again and let us know.
>
> Cheers,
>
> 2010/9/30 Mariano Martinez Peck <marianopeck at gmail.com>:
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Mariano Martinez Peck
> > <marianopeck at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Sorry, I forgot another bug. A piece of my latex is like this:
> >>
> >> \authorinfo{
> >>     Mariano Martinez Peck\affINRIA\affEMD \and
> >>      Noury Bouraqadi\affEMD \and
> >>      Marcus Denker\affINRIA \and
> >>      St\'ephane Ducasse\affINRIA \and
> >>      Luc Fabresse\affEMD
> >> }{
> >>     $^1$RMoD Project-Team, Inria Lille--Nord Europe / Universit\'e Lille
> 1
> >> \\
> >>     $^2$Universit\'e Lille Nord de France, Ecole des Mines de Douai
> >> }{marianopeck at gmail.com,
> >> \{stephane.ducasse,marcus.denker\}@inria.fr
> ,\\\{noury.bouraqadi,luc.fabresse\}@mines-douai.fr}
> >> \maketitle
> >>
> >>
> >> I don't know why...but once I saved the file, the image "frezzed" for a
> >> long time, and then, if finished and that part was replaced by this:
> >>
> >>
> >> \authorinfo{
> >>     Mariano Martinez Peck\affINRIA\affEMD \and
> >>      Noury Bouraqadi\affEMD \and
> >>      Marcus Denker\affINRIA \and
> >>      St\'ephane Ducasse\affINRIA \and
> >>      Luc Fabresse\affEMD
> >> }{
> >>     $^1$RMoD Project-Team, Inria Lille--Nord Europe /
> >>
> Université
> >> de Lille 1 \\
> >>     $^2$Universit\'e Lille Nord de France, Ecole des Mines de Douai
> >> }{marianopeck at gmail.com,
> >> \{stephane.ducasse,marcus.denker\}@inria.fr
> ,\\\{noury.bouraqadi,luc.fabresse\}@mines-douai.fr}
> >> \maketitle
> >>
> >
> > Hi.  TextLint is being used now even for non-smalltalkers :)
> > Here my coworker is using it for his papers. THe problem he had, is the
> same
> > as mine. Without trying to do it, we put accents characters like é or è
> or
> > things like that in the TextLint pane. I don't know why but TextLint
> starts
> > to loop and writes all those characters (for example É√ɬ) a lot of
> times.
> > For example, the file of my friend, went to 5MB!!!
> >
> > I know this is not TextLint fault, and probably Pharo, but avoiding this
> > would be great.
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Mariano
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>
> >> So...it seems something related to encoding...but no idea...
> >>
> >> thanks
> >>
> >> mariano
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Mariano Martinez Peck
> >> <marianopeck at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Hi. First, please let me know if this is the correct place to talk
> about
> >>> TextLint. I've just used for one paper I am writing and I have some
> >>> questions/feedback. I am using the one click image.
> >>>
> >>> 1) The "An Rule" could be a little more smart and detects commands. For
> >>> example, in my latex I have " an \emph{inner object}"  and that was
> detected
> >>> by the rule, althought I shouldn't. So...detecting the slash and ignore
> what
> >>> it surrounded by {} would be nice for this rule.
> >>>
> >>> 2) When I edit the code inside TextLint and I save it, two bad things
> >>> happens:
> >>>      2.a)  I lost focus of the text, as it moves when it finishing
> >>> saving. The line I edited goes to the end of the text area. It would be
> >>> great if nothing moves nor to loose focus when saving.
> >>>      2.b) sometimes (I cannot reproduce) the order of the rules
> >>> changes...and this is not good because I was going in order, one by
> one, and
> >>> suddenly they are re-ordered. Maybe you are using a Set for that? using
> a
> >>> simple OrderedCollection could help.
> >>>
> >>> 3) If you edit the text (and it differs in the amount of characters),
> and
> >>> DO NOT save it, the following color highlighting are moved. It seems
> you
> >>> keep the position in the file, and until it is saved, rules results are
> >>> pointing to "unupdated" file. Of course, when I save the file, they are
> >>> correct. I guess this is from a performance point of view, but maybe
> you
> >>> have a little hack to do and make it better.
> >>>
> >>> 4) The rule "no white space before punctuation mark" showed me things I
> >>> didn't understand. For example, it says this line there is a ","
> (comma) :
> >>>
> >>> \item[ Shared object ]   In the case of the \emph{shared objects}, it
> is
> >>> almost the same as in the \emph{inner objects}. An .....
> >>>
> >>> 5) Rules comments clearer. For example, when you say "Avoid using a
> lot,
> >>> it weakens the sentence"  It would be better to put "Avoid using "a
> lot", it
> >>> weakens the sentence"
> >>> or "Avoid using *a lot*, it weakens the sentence"
> >>> or something to clearly mark the words not to use. Because sometimes
> the
> >>> words are confused with the context. Or this one:
> >>>
> >>> "After an only words beginning with a vowel are allowed. "
> >>> should be "After "an" only words beginning with a vowel are allowed."
> >>>
> >>> 6) For the rules of long sentences/paragraph it would be nice to ignore
> >>> \fotenote{}
> >>>
> >>> 7) Maybe this link is of interest for you:
> >>>
> http://matt.might.net/articles/shell-scripts-for-passive-voice-weasel-words-duplicates/
> >>>
> >>> Apart from all these things, the tool is very useful and I like it.
> >>>
> >>> thanks
> >>>
> >>> Mariano
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >
> >
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