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Re: why would anybody want ESC . to remember "&" ?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: why would anybody want ESC . to remember "&" ?
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2016 21:06:47 -0400
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On 8/1/16 9:25 AM, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> $ bla1 bla2 bla3 &
> $ <ESC .>
> $ &
> 
> Why not
> $ bla3
> 
> What value is remembering "&".

If you don't think it has value, take a shot at implementing your preferred
behavior and see if others agree.

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