choice between quotes thoughts

Neil Macneale mac4-devnull at theory.org
Fri Aug 17 04:03:44 CEST 2001


Markus Schaber <markus at schabi.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Tom Good <Tom_Good1 at excite.com> schrub:
> 
>> Joshua Marshall <jmarshal at mathworks.com> wrote in message
>> news:<9l12mo$m7c$1 at news.mathworks.com>...
>>> I always use '.  Holding down shift is just far too much effort.
>> 
>> My thoughts exactly.  Single quote doesn't require shifting -- it is
>> the 'automatic transmission' of string delimiters.
>> 
>> This also explains why Lists are better than Tuples: typing (1,2,3)
>> requires two shifts, typing [1,2,3] requires none.  ;-)
> 
> Happy Americans!
> 
> With German keyboard layout, we have to press Shift for (), " and ' as 
> we have to use the Alt-Gr-Key to get {}s and []s.
> 
> markus

Why be confined by you country's keyboard layout...

http://www.theory.org/~mac4/aneorits

Change your keymap to program more confortably!!!

nm

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