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Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH] new feature: option -e, for specifying commands

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH] new feature: option -e, for specifying commands to execute at startup
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 20:04:41 +0200
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Op 22-08-18 om 03:20 schreef Marco Diego Aurélio Mesquita:
> On Sun, Aug 19, 2018 at 12:39:47PM +0200, Benno Schulenberg wrote:
>> The commands should be given in a string, just like when binding a key
>> to a string.
>> This fulfills
> I want this. This will be very useful once function interpolation is
> ready. It will basicaly turn nuno into a stream processor.

Why do you want another stream editor?  Is sed not good enough as
a stream editor?

> I've been working on the interpolation feature recently, but I want to
> wait other feaures to get there first (completion dictionary) before
> sending a patch.

The completion dictionary won't get in: there is no one but you clamoring
for it.  And you are perfectly able to build your own, modified nano, to
get the things you want.  When proposing things to improve/extend nano,
think of things that would be useful to the (more or less) average user.
Ctrl+Delete was a good one, for example.


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