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Re: [RP] Patch for frames et al...

From: Ryan Yeske
Subject: Re: [RP] Patch for frames et al...
Date: Fri Nov 2 02:14:03 2001
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

Mike Meyer <address@hidden> writes:

> Doug Kearns <address@hidden> types:
> > On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 08:22:38AM -0600, Mike Meyer wrote:
> > > More commands now return values. All the variable-setting commands
> > > except those requiring knowledge of X do so, both interactively and
> > > from scripts.
> > 
> > I think that the values returned should just be prefixed with the
> > command name and a delimiter eg. defwinfmt = %n %s %w, or possibly just
> > the value.
> > 
> > At least, when not called interactively.
> I like the "name = <value>" format. One of the goals was to make as
> few commands as possible change their behavior when run from a script
> vs.  interactively. That format works nicely for scripts and is
> sufficiently verbose for interactive use as well.

I'm not sure I understand.  You want to have it look like this:

$ ratpoison --command defwinfmt
defwinfmt = %n %s %w



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