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Re: Listener's (very nice) meta-G
- To: STEVE.M@AppleLink.Apple.COM (Carbon-based, S Mitchell,APD)
- Subject: Re: Listener's (very nice) meta-G
- From: email@example.com (Bill St. Clair)
- Date: Wed, 22 Apr 1992 11:42:31 -0500
- Cc: CARTIER@MATH.UQAM.CA, MOON@CAMBRIDGE.APPLE.COM, info-mcl
>From: Steve Mitchell
>To: Guillaume Cartier firstname.lastname@example.org
> David Moon email@example.com
>Sub: Re: Listener's (very nice) meta-G
>> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (David A. Moon)
>> > Date: Tue, 21 Apr 92 11:07:48 -0400
>> > From: email@example.com (Guillaume Cartier)
>> > Did anyone figure a way to get the dual of meta-G?
>> > i.e. you are hitting meta-G furiously, trying to get
>> > to a specific expression, but when you finally get to it,
>> > your furious hitting has propeled you one or two expressions
>> > too far back.
>> > Dam!!@#@!#$ you have to start all over again.
>> > If only meta-G had a dual key to move you forward...
>> Should be meta-minus meta-G, since it takes numeric arguments,
>> but trying that signals an error.
I've made a patch to the m-g code to make it work the way that moon
recommends. Tell me which version of MCL you're running, and I'll send you
the patch (it won't work for earlier than 2.0b1).
Bill St. Clair