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Re: Mc Digest, Vol 68, Issue 19

Subject: Re: Mc Digest, Vol 68, Issue 19
From: "Yury V. Zaytsev"
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2009 16:07:45 +0100

Hmmm... So, did you finally found the documentation, didn't you? Let's
read it aloud then:

       The user menu is a menu of useful actions that can be customized by the
       user. When you access the user menu, the file .mc.menu from the current
       directory is used if it exists, but only if it is owned by user or root
       and  is not world-writable.  If no such file found, ~/.mc/menu is tried
       in the same way, and otherwise mc uses  the  default  system-wide  menu

The same applies the the cooledit menu with the exception of the file

Sincerely yours,
Yury V. Zaytsev

On Tue, 2009-12-29 at 17:59 +0300, chris glur wrote:
> Re. Syntax directed editor via F11
> I'm trying to evolve some template/s for Oberon & Forth.
> But I want to isolate my modifications to separate directory/s, like
> mc
> can have separate (local, home, system) menu/s.
> So far, under root I couldn't get <F11> to activate 'it'; probably
> since
> I've messed with re-mapping F11 - and macros.
> But strangely, under non-root, F11 activates the 'cedit.menu' menu,
> although
>  no corresponding text is inserted.
> Apparently this cedit facility can't have (local, home, system)
> versions?
> Another method that I've used to isolate different versions of a
> system, is to
>  have scripts which:
> for systemA : overwrite the relevant file/s with versionA's
> for SystemB : overwrite the relevant file/s with versionB's
> for 'standard' : restore/overwrite the relevant file/s with standard.
> One of the potential great advantages of a structured-editor, is that
> it acts
> as an expert-system, which captures the knowledge. So you can dabble
> with
> multiple languages languages without getting married to any particular
> one/s.
> The knowledge of the new language that you aquire, and capture in the
> sytntax-directed-editor is not lost when you don't use it during a
> long absence.
> I speculate that NO readers here use the sytntax-directed-editor ??
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