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Re: Shift selection using interactive spec

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Shift selection using interactive spec
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 11:07:33 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>>> So we define (i) an elisp function called, say,
>>> shift-translation-handler, and (ii) a new interactive code that says
>>> to call shift-translation-handler when a command is activated through
>>> a shift translated keybinding.
>> No: the function is called every time.  *All* the work is done by the
>> elisp function.

> I think it would be more elegant to split this up into two pieces: a
> variable this-single-command-shift-translated that says whether shift
> translation occurred, and a function shift-translation-handler that
> temporarily sets transient mark mode.  Both would be available to
> elisp programs.

Yes, that part is fine.

> The new interactive spec code ^ would then call
> shift-translation-handler if this-single-command-shift-translated is
> non-nil, but elisp programs could accomplish this just as easily via
> (if this-single-command-shift-translated ...).

No, the `if' test should be done inside the function.

> This could also make it easier to handle the possibility that certain
> commands might want to accomodate shift selection, but need to handle
> it differently than the default.

We'll cross that bridge if/when we get to it.


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