[SVN] Re: Build Bundle Conventions

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Sat Nov 14 05:25:42 UTC 2009

On 13 Nov 2009, at 18:08, Alex Ross wrote:

> On Nov 13, 2009, at 8:11 AM, Simon Gregory wrote:
>> I've just spotted that Alex committed this:
>> http://github.com/lasersox/make.tmbundle/commit/99a8de16104d9309e39c2f13353b167fd9aba6b3#diff-0
>> which is functionally different to the way I implemented task  
>> selection in the Ant bundle. My choice was to run the default  
>> target with ⌘B (if one was set otherwise present a list), and have  
>> ⇧⌘B present a list of targets to the user for selection.
>> So the question is: Should we use the same convention across all  
>> the build bundles? And if so what would you prefer?
> Well, allan asked for ⌥⌘B.  I think ⌥ makes more sense than  
> ⇧, as it conveys I want an *option*. But we don't really have any  
> conventions for this stuff… I see ⇧⌘R used for “Run focused  
> unit test” in the ruby bundle, this could just as easily be ⌥⌘R.

⇧⌘B is Select Enclosing Braces — so bundle items should not block  
that key.

⌥⌘B is Gutter → Toggle Bookmarks — it’s not ideal to have  
bundle items block standard keys, but this key in particular is likely  
not used a lot, if ever :)

Definitely would be nice if we had a standard for this.

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