On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 02:21:15PM -0500, Matt Fowles wrote:
: I like C< ..^5 > better than C< ^5 > actually. I was going for the
: rule that an omitted LHS was 0 and an omitted RHS was infinity (your
: probably cannot omit both).
But that only saves you 1 keystroke, and eliminates unary .. for any
: Regardless, my gut tells me that C< ^5 > is just a little too short
: for what it does.
I'd've felt the same way before I started revising S9, whereupon I
discovered I wanted ^5 all over the place. It was either that or
make special exceptions for lists containing one element, and that
: Also, I find the argument that people will type
: [EMAIL PROTECTED] and get confused fairly convincing.
I dunno. I'm not confused by it, and I'm easily confused. Or maybe
I'm just confused about not being confused...