> > >> Since buffer commands all have a single char I wanted a single char one
> > >> too. The "c" for "cursor" was taken already, so i choose the "u" (second
> > >> char in "cursor"). If somebody has a better suggestion, let us know ;)
> > 
> > > I think a new backslash variable isn't the way to go.  I would use a
> > > \pset variable to control what is happening.
> > 
> > That seems like it would be very awkward to use: you'd have to type
> > quite a bit to go from one mode to the other.
> > 
> > Personally I think that insisting on a one-letter command name is not
> > such a good idea if you can't pick a reasonably memorable name.
> > I'd suggest "\gc" (\g with a Cursor) or "\gb" (\g for a Big query)
> > or some such.

\gc sounds like a good idea to me :)

(I must admit gc reminds me about 'garbage collector', which in a weired
way is related with what we're doing here... At least more related than
'Great Britain' ;)

> So add it as a modifyer to \g?  Yea, that works, but it doesn't work for
> ';' as a 'go' command, of course, which is perhaps OK.

Yes, it was intended to differentiate this command from ';';

Bye, Chris.


Chris Mair

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