[plt-scheme] Paren Paralysis Sufferers Unite

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Oct 29 15:02:23 EDT 2009

Ditto... I've never gotten used to it. I'm a heathen, I know.


On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Jordan Johnson <jmj at fellowhuman.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Best,
> Jordan
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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