[erlang-questions] [erlang-patches] Erlang shell patch for special keys

Edwin Fine <>
Tue Sep 23 20:29:49 CEST 2008

Well, how about being able to select which emulation you want to use, like
one can via "set -o emacs" or set -o vi"? It could be an Erlang environment
variable, e.g. -env ERL_SHELL_EDITOR_STYLE emacs.

2008/9/23 Robert Virding <>

> The ^U collides with the normal emacs use of ^U which I personally think is
> more useful. A philosophical point is whether to mix the emacs based
> commands we have today with more Windows inspired commands like ^<- and ^->?
> Robert
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