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Re: couple of zsh features

On Dec 7, 12:59pm, Matt Liggett wrote:
} Subject: Re: couple of zsh features
} At Thu, 7 Dec 1995 09:29:00 -0800, Barton E. Schaefer writes:
} > On Dec 7, 11:31am, Matt Liggett wrote:
} > } 1) Right-hand command prompting.
} > I think you ought to think about this a bit longer.  Anybody who is
} > that confused about what's a command and what's output shouldn't be
} > driving a shell without supervision.
} I can tell what's what, but it could save me the odd 0.75 second here 
} or there when I'm scanning up to find the command.

I still think there's got to be a better way than right-justified prompts.
Can you imagine what kind of hoops zle would have to jump through to edit
a single right-justified line that was wider than the screen?  What would
you have that look like?  Multi-line commands (PROMPT2) would be ghastly,
too, from a readability standpoint if nothing else.

Bart Schaefer                     Vice President, Technology, Z-Code Software
schaefer@xxxxxxxxxx                  Division of NCD Software Corporation

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