[xmonad] silly behavior of killWord in XMonad.Prompt

Aleksandar Dimitrov aleks.dimitrov at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 26 09:57:58 CEST 2012

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 11:19:33PM -0600, Justin Bogner wrote:
> Aleksandar Dimitrov <aleks.dimitrov at googlemail.com> writes:
> > One of my reasons for switching to zsh was that when I had punched in
> > a long path and made a mistake in the last segment of it, I might hit
> > ^W, but then bash deletes the entire path with no possibility of undo!
> > zsh only deletes up to the '/', which I prefer greatly.
> I don't mean to detract from your point, but bash does in fact have
> undo! It's the same as emacs', which is to say, fairly odd but almost
> mnemonic: ^_

Well, that'll save me some headaches next time I'm forced to use bash. Thanks! I
guess I should've googled it…

But XPrompt *doesn't* have undo, so I'd still love to see some sort of
delimiting ^W on something else than just whitespace.


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