[Pharo-project] Dedicated to days of wasted time in your life, formatting source code for replacing spaces with tabs

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Mon Mar 12 16:23:00 EDT 2012


would it be not more clever to integrate keyMapper and add Ctrl-a Ctrl-e
because has that since decades now?
I would not integrate such change in its current state

Because for me going back one character is important and it is important to jump at the beginning of the line
but that I know how to do it: ctrl-A and at the end Ctrl-e.
Cut a line Ctrl-K….

So ...


On Mar 12, 2012, at 3:58 AM, Igor Stasenko wrote:

> On 12 March 2012 03:50, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
>> sorry for not explaining the feature properly..
>> I just wanna ask, what do you think, it we're going to integrate that:
>>  a) should it be optional or we can use it by default?
>>  b) if it is optional, what is default setting on/off?
>> I vote for (a).. Because:
> ^^^
> a) as not-optional :)
>> What i finding hard is imagining situation, where old behavior will be
>> less time consuming/more appropriate.
>> Can anyone can come up with cons arguments?
>> While is important to fully control each whitespace character(s)
>> separately, when you editing/typing text (as in languages like Python
>> they even make it part of syntax... (what a stupid idea.. can't resist
>> sorry)), for navigating the text an importance of stepping over every
>> whitespace character seems to be leaning to zero.. (well, at least in
>> my eyes).
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> Igor Stasenko.
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko.

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