[erlang-patches] shell line buffer behavior
Mon Mar 8 15:34:29 CET 2010
On 2010-03-07, at 1:15 PM, Dave Peticolas wrote:
> Here's some work to make the Erlang shell history
> more like readline:
> git fetch git://github.com/jdavisp3/otp.git shell
> 1. Blank lines are not added to the line buffer.
> 2. Pressing the down arrow on the last line causes no change.
> The previous behavior erased the line.
> 3. The new line is temporarily added to the line buffer
> so the user can move to previous lines with up arrows
> and then back to the new line with down arrows.
> The previous behavior discarded the partially written
> new line.
> 4. Changes made to previous lines while exploring the line
> buffer history are preserved.
> The previous behavior discarded changes made to older lines.
> Any interest in this?
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