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Re: Rethinking count-words-region

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Rethinking count-words-region
Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2011 18:29:53 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hi, everybody.

On Sat, Oct 08, 2011 at 11:25:31AM -0700, Drew Adams wrote:
> > > If you define a command that does multiple things, then try 
> > > to find a name that expresses that.

> > The old count-lines-region also reported a character count, and
> > Unix's `wc' also reports lines and characters.  I suggest living
> > with it.

> 2 (or 3) wrongs don't make a right. ;-)

How about `count-lwc' and `count-lwc-region'?  These names are short,
accurate, mnemonic and are reminiscent of the *nix `wc'.

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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