[TextMate] Re: Heuristic for smart typing pairs

Chris Jenkins chrisjenkins at mac.com
Wed Oct 20 17:01:35 UTC 2004

Yeah, that's what I figured, in fact the more I think about it, the less
simple it seems to become!

Its one of those classic software problems, in making something "smart"
there are always occasions when its not so smart. Perhaps Ill just get my
friend to adjust her typing style.

> "only surrounded by white space" doesn't work -- consider something
> like $foo[' which smart typing should match with '] automatically, yet
> neither the [ or ' are surrounded by white space.
> "only FOLLOWED by white space" is a bit better, but still doesn't work
> "only surrounded by white space or other smart typing pairs" is a lot
> better
> ... but I think in practice, it will take a lot of thinking before a
> real solution is found... no quick patch here :)

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