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Re: [zzdev] Direction and name of d.cursor
- To: Tuukka Hastrup <Tuukka.Hastrup@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [zzdev] Direction and name of d.cursor
- From: "Tuomas J. Lukka" <lukka@xxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2000 04:54:20 +0300 (EEST)
- Cc: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- In-reply-to: <20000711071735.ABAAC93A@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I guess one might think I'm sort of reluctant to work ie. to code.
> Tuomas assigned me the job of reversing the directions of d.cursor.
Because the current prototype *is* wrong: the accursed cell being
the posend, not the negend.
> |heading|-|chapter 1|
> |chapter 2|
> |chapter 3|
> Here, you get the "special" cell going up the rank and then negwards on
> d.contains. (Notice that here again, going poswards on d.contents gives
> you the contents.) The headcell (chapter 1) has no special meaning here.
Actually, we often write this like
|heading|-| + |
i.e. inserting a dummy cell *exactly* because of this. This is called
a corner list. At this point, all chapters are headcells.
> Thanks if you bothered to read this through. If you say that Tuomas's
> suggestion is the right way to do it, then I'll do it.
This is something that has already been discussed with Ted. Unless
he has changed his mind.