54978Re: Bug: 'l' breaks macro when run at the end of line
- Sep 15, 2009Milan Vancura wrote:
> thank you for the answer.In my opinion there are too many options already. I don't like
> > The main reason is Vi compatibility.
> So what about an option changing this behaviour (causing all movements throwing
> an error if they can't be done) and add that option to be a part of what
> 'compatible' sets?
> > The reasoning is that if the cursor doesn't move at all for a movement
> > command then it's an error. If it can move less than intended then this
> > is not handled like an error. It's common to do 999l to go as far right
> > as possible.
> As I mentioned above: I think the right behaviour is that '999l' ends with an
> error if there are less than 999 chars to the right and users should use '$'
> for reaching the end of line.
> > Note that there are a few exceptions, again for Vi compatibility.
> Sure, I understand. I will not fight if you say strict 'no' to my idea.
confusing the user with yet another way to change behavior in mysterious
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