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- Subject: Re: Alternative to ~= for inequality?
- From: Steve Litt <slitt@...>
- Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2013 14:20:46 -0500
ALT + 126 => ~ can conflict with the desktop environment's hotkeys, but
I *can* tell you that in my copy of Vim, Ctrl+v,126 makes a tilde. I'd
imagine it would be easy to make a Vim mapped hotkey that would be much
easier than Ctrl+v,126.
On 8 Feb 2013 05:37:00 -0800
Alexandre Rion <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> If I am not wrong:
> ALT + 126 => ~
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> From: "sergei karhof" <email@example.com>
> To: "Lua mailing list" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Alternative to ~= for inequality?
> Date: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 14:27
> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 8:57 PM, Robert Virding
> >So to get a ~ you need to press ~ then SPACE. It takes a bit of
> >getting used to.
> Not just that. The problem is that some keyboards do not have the ~
> key at all.
> It would be helpful if Lua users were allowed to use at least != as an
> alternative. Remapping the keyboard is always possible, but it's an
> unwanted complication, which may turn out to be problematic with other
> programs on your system. Likewise, modifying the Lua source files and
> recompiling the lot is a cumbersome solution, which may also lead to
> other problems.
> I wonder how many of us would prefer to have != instead of ~=.
> Probably many.
> Appeal to Lua developers: is there any chance of at least adding != as
> an alternative in the next release?