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Re: Copy-scrollback mode -- VIsual feedback in window caption?

From: Chris Jones
Subject: Re: Copy-scrollback mode -- VIsual feedback in window caption?
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 17:45:33 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 05:13:57PM EST, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury wrote:
> * Chris Jones had this to say on [15 Dec 2009, 16:22:07 -0500]:


> > Although what I had in mind was something that would display permanently
> > and that would refresh itself automatically when the cursor is moved,
> > similar to Vim's 'statusline' items 'l' and 'v'.
> There's nothing in the existing code that will make that happen. From the
> earlier mail:
>       A vim-like caption could indeed be useful. It can be done by, for
>       example, interpreting the escape sequences differently when in
>       copy/mode.  But I really really don't want that to happen. I think
>       it'd be much better to leave that kind of thing to scripts (when the
>       support for that gets a bit more mature).

Yes, I noticed that. 

Maybe the new feature was not necessary after all, since it's quite
possible to acquire the habit of hitting '^A m' when coming back to
one's screen session, as in "now, let's see.. where was I"..


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