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Re: Immersion

From: Anton Ertl
Subject: Re: Immersion
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2021 19:16:25 +0100

On Tue, Nov 30, 2021 at 09:35:28PM +0100, Tomas Hlavaty wrote:
> On Tue 07 Sep 2021 at 20:59, Anton Ertl <> 
> wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 07, 2021 at 02:26:57PM -0400, Brian Tiffin wrote:
> >> Drop after-l.  Don't wait for the next key
> >> stroke to decide what state to put the console in.  It becomes a mental
> >> mode breaking point, with a distracting screen paint out of order. 
> >
> > There is some truth to that.  However, we actually want to extend the
> > AFTER-L functionality: After a WHERE and a WW, NW, BW, or a backtrace
> > and TT, NT, BT, cursor-left/cursor-righ should switch from one result
> > to the next.
> How would a gforth beginner start with this kind of editing?

What I describe ist just viewing, not editing.  Bernd Paysan has
implemented this in the meantime.

But people who prefer to do without this functionality (e.g., you) can
also turn the whole AFTER-L functionality off with

' noop is after-l

- anton

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