[plt-scheme] Paren Paralysis Sufferers Unite

From: Jordan Johnson (jmj at fellowhuman.com)
Date: Thu Oct 29 14:59:34 EDT 2009

On Oct 29, 2009, at 11:48 AM, Jaime Vargas <jev at mac.com> wrote:

> On Oct 29, 2009, at 2:02 PM, John Clements wrote:
>> By default, typing a left paren inserts a single left paren into  
>> the buffer.  With the remapping I use, typing left-paren inserts a  
>> matching pair of parens, wrapped around the current selection, with  
>> the cursor just to the right of the left-paren.  Are you suggesting  
>> that *everyone* should use this remapping?
> Yes. That is the default behavior in other editors for lispy  
> languages, emacs lisp mode and textmate come to mind.

Just so somebody's on record for the other side: that behavior annoys  
the heck out of me, and I would *not* want it as the default.


Posted on the users mailing list.