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bug#14457: 24.3; buggy forward-sexp in octave mode?

From: Leo Liu
Subject: bug#14457: 24.3; buggy forward-sexp in octave mode?
Date: Sat, 25 May 2013 12:17:28 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (OS X 10.8.3)

On 2013-05-24 12:07 +0800, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> Please in your bug reports, do mention the behavior that you see rather
> than assume that I will see the same one.  Also, try to explain the
> behavior you would have liked to see instead.

Sorry, Stefan, that was an oversight.

> What I see is that it jumps to "right after the previous matching
>case". Is that what you see?

It jumps to the previous 'case' with point on the opening '{'.

>> Is this correct behaviour?
> It's the expected behavior, at least (IOW if it changes, you'll have to
> adjust the indentation rules accordingly).
> Since "after otherwise" is not a position that corresponds to the end of
> a "sexp", the meaning of (forward-sexp -1) is unclear.  SMIE defines
> such things in a way I found useful, but admittedly, it might take some
> time to get used to it.
> What behavior did you expect?

Since 'case', 'otherwise' are closers to 'switch' as in
smie-closer-alist, I was expecting (forward-sexp -1) to jump back to
'switch', much like from 'elseif' to 'if'. Does this make sense?


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