[Pharo-project] TextLint questions and feedback

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 09:39:31 EDT 2010


Thanks Fabrizio and Jorge. Right now I have no time at all, but I promise
that for my next paper writing/revision I will check all that :)

Thanks a lot

mariano

2010/10/20 Fabrizio Perin <fabrizio.perin at gmail.com>

> 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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