help / color / mirror / code / Atom feed
From: "Lawrence Velázquez" <larryv@zsh.org>
To: "Leah Neukirchen" <leah@vuxu.org>
Cc: zsh-users@zsh.org
Subject: Re: _brace_parameter: misleading help text for #
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2022 01:49:41 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4ede1b1e-f441-4b67-bc30-158c3397ca1d@www.fastmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87im12pj3i.fsf@vuxu.org>

On Thu, Jul 22, 2021, at 9:35 AM, Leah Neukirchen wrote:
> echo ${(<TAB> shows
> ...
> #  -- evaluate as numeric expression
> ...
> zshexpn(1) says:
>       #      Evaluate the resulting words as numeric expressions and output
>              the characters corresponding to the resulting integer.
> I think the help text is missing the crucial bit here:
> output the characters corresponding to the resulting integer.
> Perhaps
> "#:evaluate as numeric expression and interpret as character codes"
> or so would be a better description.

Apologies, Leah.  This hasn't been addressed, as far as I can tell.

workers: Anyone want to take a stab at it?


  reply	other threads:[~2022-03-31  5:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-22 13:35 Leah Neukirchen
2022-03-31  5:49 ` Lawrence Velázquez [this message]
2022-03-31  8:42   ` Peter Stephenson
2022-03-31 12:16     ` Leah Neukirchen
2022-03-31 19:26       ` Lawrence Velázquez
2022-04-01  0:11         ` Matthew Martin
2022-04-01  0:21           ` Lawrence Velázquez

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to=4ede1b1e-f441-4b67-bc30-158c3397ca1d@www.fastmail.com \
    --to=larryv@zsh.org \
    --cc=leah@vuxu.org \
    --cc=zsh-users@zsh.org \
    --subject='Re: _brace_parameter: misleading help text for #' \


* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

Code repositories for project(s) associated with this inbox:


This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for NNTP newsgroup(s).