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Re: bug: 'vi-fword' binding command does the same as 'vi-fWord'

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bug: 'vi-fword' binding command does the same as 'vi-fWord'
Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 19:11:06 -0500
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On 12/29/19 3:45 PM, Andrey Butirsky wrote:
> Hi,
> the bug is: if any Readline binding command names differs only in
> character's case, these commands is indistinguishable and do the same
> function.
> For example, 'vi-fword' binding command erroneously does the same as
> 'vi-fWord' one, that is - jumps on "big" (space separated) words; while it
> is alias of||"vi-forward-word" command and as such should jump on a "small"
> vi words. For 'vi-fWord', "vi-forward-bigword" alias exists:

Yes, you should always use the `long' names. The short versions exist only
because they always have. The long versions were added in
bash-4.2/readline-6.2 to solve exactly this problem.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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