[squeak-dev] open paren/brace/bracket...

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Thu Apr 17 20:11:29 UTC 2014

See the 'How do I convince a Workspace to stop "helping" me?' thread for
previous rants and rationalizations ;-)


> Hi All,
>    first, excuse the venting.  Who the %*&^$# decided to inflict the
> "always type a matching open/close pair" when typing any of ( [ { etc on
> us?  Would that person please consider commiting hara kiri?
> OK, now slightly calmer, I find it /exceedingly/ annoying.  Is this really
> an appropriate default?    How does one turn it off?
> The cases that send me up my *&%$^# tree are when I intend to add a single
> one in front of some string when I go back to edit some text (e.g. add an
> exception handler around some phrase).  Here, typing the pair *is just
> broken*.  Doing it at the end of a text or at the end of line is
> defensible.  Doing it always IS F*&^%$*G BROKEN.
> --
> unhappily,
> Eliot

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