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Re: Issues with history substitution and its documentation


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Issues with history substitution and its documentation
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:39:40 -0500
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On 10/3/19 6:19 PM, Jim Monte wrote:


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Documentation of the :h and :t modifiers in section 9.3.3 is incomplete.
:h removes the last / and everything after it if a / is present. Otherwise
it does nothing.

:t removes everything before and including the last / if one is present.
Otherwise it does nothing.

I'm comfortable with the existing language, which is the same as the csh
documentation.

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Documentation of the :r and :e modifiers is incomplete.
:r removes the last ".suffix" and everything after it, if a ".suffix" is
present. Otherwise it does nothing.
:e leaves the last ".suffix" and everything after it, if a ".suffix" is
present. Otherwise it does nothing.

I'm comfortable with the existing language.


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Documentation of :q and :x is incomplete.
If :q and :x are repeated, the last specification is taken.

Yes, I'll note that q and x are mutually exclusive, last one wins.

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Finally, documentation of G should mention that it can be used with both :s
and &.

Good catch.

Chet
--
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/



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