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Re: Enhance word-based commands?

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Enhance word-based commands?
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 08:42:53 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090013 (Oort Gnus v0.13) Emacs/21.3.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) writes:

> I think it might help to change the behavior of the word-based
> commands, as follows: Right now, M-f positions point after the end of
> the next word.  If there are non-word characters at point, those are
> skipped first.  I think it might help to change M-f as follows: if
> there are non-word characters at point, skip past them but no
> further.  The behavior of M-b would be the same: if at a non-word
> character, skip past the chunk of non-word characters but no further.

Another alternative would be to consider each non-word character
(that is not whitespace) a `word' in its own right.  I think this is
what C-w does in isearch-mode.  So there is precedence for this
behavior in Emacs.

Still looking for opinions...
Ambibibentists unite!

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