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Re: :gzz,virt,mot: Changing direction of the cursor?
- To: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: :gzz,virt,mot: Changing direction of the cursor?
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 22:55:05 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.1000711081958.24614c-100000@fuga>
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At 08:21 AM 7/11/00 +0300, you wrote:
>> Okay, but conceptually the cursor points at a cell.
>> How does that relate here?
>Not at all: it's simply a matter of convention which way
>d.cursor runs. Similar to which side you drive on: as long
>as everyone agrees, it's just about equal.
>But the point is that the cell that is pointed to should
>be the headcell, right? At least that is the picture I got
>from you. The current Java code has this accidentally reversed:
>the cell pointed to is the poscell, which doesn't make as much sense.
Theodor Holm Nelson
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