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Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH] add rebinding for Ctrl+Arrow-keys combinations

From: Rishabh Dave
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH] add rebinding for Ctrl+Arrow-keys combinations
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:42:47 +0530

On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 11:37 PM, Benno Schulenberg
<address@hidden> wrote:
> > So... translations are only for statusbar messages. How can I switch
> > language in that case too?
> Hmm.  Heard of search engines? Type for example this into duckduckgo:
>   change language of terminal program
> That should bring you close to an answer.  But to help you, run:
>   LANGUAGE=fr src/nano
> Choose for "fr" any other language that is available in po/.

I was thinking it would be software specific, so I got stuck at
manuals and asked.

> > To check if all the code applies smoothly to master after pull, I did a
> > checkout followed by pull and putting all code together (yours as well).
> Apparently you're not letting git do the work for you.  When you
> are trying to modify nano, it is best to work on a branch.  Commit
> whatever you have so far, even when it's not working yet, on that
> branch -- you can always change and improve that commit with:
>   git commit --amend changedfile
> When you then want to sync with upstream, you do:
>   git checkout master
>   git pull
>   git checkout yourbranch
>   git rebase master
> If your changes still apply fine, the output will be short.  When
> there are conflicts, it will be verbase and tells you what to do.

Ohk. Thanks.  :)

> > and then I spent some time testing it. Attached is that patch.
> Then properly commit it and create a signed-off patch, and
> attach that to the relevant bug.

Okay. Patch is attached. I have mentioned capitalization of first
letter of space as this change doesn't suit the subject line.

> > However, I
> > don't what next: most of the issue are solved except the translating few
> > key in help.
> That is a separate issue.
> > About translating Home, End, PgUp and PgDn, for once I thought we can we
> > use ⭰,  ⭲, ⭱, and ⭳ for Home, End. Pgup, Pgdn?
> Huh?  I'm seeing narrow greyish smurfs there, all of them the same.
> First: don't use HTML mail.
Using Unicode to draw switched the plain text mode to the html mode
automatically (without letting me know); sorry.

>Second: try composing your email in nano
> (where you are hopefully using a UTF-8 locale), then copy-and-paste it
> to your mailer.  If the appearance changes, you know things are not right.

I will try mutt for the convenience when I find some time.  :)

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