Random Perl ... rant

Chisel Wright chisel at herlpacker.co.uk
Thu Apr 3 12:20:58 BST 2008

On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 06:05:17AM -0500, Jonathan Rockway wrote:
> Here's how it works.  You type some text:
>   my $foo = Ano
> Then you press M-/, and emacs scans the current buffer, other perl
> buffers, and all other buffers for what looks like a completion.  M-/
> lets you cycle through the alternatives:
>   my $foo = Another::Class
>   my $foo = Another::Class::With::Some::Awesome::Feature

Yes - vim gives us the same with ^P (:help completion)

I've always found this feature to be very useful (type something long
once ... at least I'm consistently wrong through the file)


Chisel Wright
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   Any fool can use a computer. Many do.

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