[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Rethinking count-words-region

From: Andreas Röhler
Subject: Re: Rethinking count-words-region
Date: Sat, 08 Oct 2011 19:58:24 +0200
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; de; rv: Gecko/20110920 SUSE/3.1.15 Thunderbird/3.1.15

Am 07.10.2011 22:55, schrieb Chong Yidong:
Chong Yidong<address@hidden>  writes:
[ ... ]   use-region-p, it counts in the region.  This is like ispell-word.

And I guess we can call these commands count-words-region and
count-words, even if they also provide information about lines and


think that's definitely the wrong path.

Its very important to express with command-names what they are doing.

If we have a command returning more than one thing, this must be spoken out, not done silently.

if you want a combined command, reporting words-lines-chars,

name it that, or give an abbreviation wlc while explaining it for example.

Suggest to avoid unexpected multitudes,



reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]