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Re: mode-line with Tramp

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: mode-line with Tramp
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2007 11:10:52 +1200

 > Maybe it would be better to use "@" instead of "R" to indicate the remote
 > directory?
 > -RRR:address@hidden

Yes "R" is only meaningful to an English speaker, "@" is more international.

 > "@" is less likely as the frame name, and "@" has good mnemonic as
 > a symbol often used in addresses of remote directories.
 > Also another question: is it possible not to show useless placeholder "-"
 > when the directory is not remote?

When the directory is not remote, placing the pointer over the hyphen displays
the value of the default-directory.  It does look a bit distracting but perhaps
that's because I'm not used to it.  If people prefer, I could remove it.

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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