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Re: if vs. when vs. and: style question


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: if vs. when vs. and: style question
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:43:58 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> "Pascal J. Bourguignon" <address@hidden>
> writes:
>
>> I've got a few "electric" key bindings like that,
>> for example, when I type three dots in a sequence,
>> I get …
>
> And when you type two "l"s in a row, do you get
> a special char inserted for that as well? I'm sure
> there is a Unicode char with two parallel vertical
> bars. Isn't that an even better idea than the three
> dots one, because it appears much more frequently? No?
> Why not?

It's not a question of typing fast, it's a question of typing easy.
It's easier to type ... to get … 
than to type C-x 8 RET HORIZONTAL ELLIPSIS RET

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__Pascal Bourguignon__                 http://www.informatimago.com/
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