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Re: Rethinking count-words-region

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Rethinking count-words-region
Date: Sat, 08 Oct 2011 22:28:51 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.90 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

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

Oh, no, not another TLA ;-)

`wc' was a poorly chosen name for the shell command, it stands
for "Water Closet" and counts everything besides words: newlines,
characters, bytes, longest lines.  It's analogous to the "Kitchen Sink",
so let's name the corresponding Emacs commands `M-x ks' :-)

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