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Re: (un)expand-region-abbrevs

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: (un)expand-region-abbrevs
Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:10:32 +0300

> From: Uwe Brauer <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:45:02 +0200
> >>>>> "Eli" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>    >> 
>    >> שלום -->     שָלֹם 
>    >> 
>    >> So sometimes I want to delete the niqqud. 
>    > You can delete the niqqud characters by hand, you know.
> I am not sure what you mean by hand, deleting individually?

Yes, with DEL.  They are just characters.

>    > (I actually wonder why you need the abbrevs at all.  Why not just use
>    > an input method that allows to type the niqqud characters at will.)
> This you can ask for any abbrev: "why don't  you type it at will?"
> I think in both cases the answer should be: "Because I am lazy" 

Abbrevs are about less typing.  How does typing "שלום" instead of
"שָלֹם" "abbreviate" anything, when it's more typing?

>    >> One might argue that I would be better off to write a short trans-tab
>    >> which replaces the niqqud by "nothing", but I got curious whether I
>    >> could use an inverse abbrev function.
>    > You can always _add_ those reverse abbrevs, right?
> You mean another table which is the inverse table?

No, I meant have them in the same table.

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