On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 07:00:17PM +0200, Carl Mäsak wrote: > sorear (>): > > 2. Indenting a blank line results in a blank line, not a line with only > > whitespace. > > What about indenting a line with only whitespace?
Implementor's choice; it won't come up in the viv port. > I think I can see use cases both for special-casing and for not > special-casing indenting empty lines. Perhaps that indicates that > this, too, should be a flag. :indent-empty-lines or something? Agreeable. > > 3. A variant of indent be provided which does not treat the first character > > specially, perhaps named .indent(4 :hang) or .hang. > > I fail to understand what 'does not treat the first character > specially' means here. Do you have an example? is("a\nb".indent(1), " a\n b", "indent puts space on the first line"); is("a\nb".hang(1), "a\n b", "hang does not put space on the first line"); hang is useful in formatting applications involving left-to-right composition, such as "foo: " ~ $text.hang(5) -sorear
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