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Re: evaluating numbers

From: Štěpán Němec
Subject: Re: evaluating numbers
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:32:51 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, 14 Nov 2019 20:39:44 +0200
Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 09:10:02 -0800
>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
>> The behavior that Yuri's suggesting would be more convenient to me
>> than what Emacs currently does, as I often deal with characters
>> where it's more important to know the character's name than what it
>> looks like.
> The right way of doing this is "C-u C-x =".  And if we think that this
> shows way too much info, I'm OK with modifying "C-x =" to show the
> character name as an optional feature.

Although I don't really mind using C-u C-x = (I do it all the time),
having the character name in the single line info does seem sensible and
I for one would welcome such option. Or, when at it, maybe even a
`what-cursor-position-format' to customize the output further (e.g., I'm
not interested in position info as I have that in the mode-line


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