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Re: Minor feature idea

From: Karl Fogel
Subject: Re: Minor feature idea
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:41:56 -0600
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>> Another option is to repurpose the word movement bindings. I don't know
>> what to think of that. Is a filename a "word"?
>No, words are smaller and have a well-defined meaning globally.
>OTOH "sexp" navigation is meant to be adjusted based on the particular
>syntax of the things being edited, so it fits very well with the idea of
>moving by file-name component.

Agreed -- this solution makes the most sense to me.

One doesn't see many files named "/home/jrandom/(cons foo bar)/qux" :-).

Using sexp motion to move by path component makes semantic sense, and anyway 
there is unlikely to be some other more useful interpretation of sexps in that 

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