T. Verron

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revised How to switch back and forth between two locations in a buffer
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comment Should we have a [big-list] tag similar to TeX.se?
@Name Close only if the question is not salvageable, improve by all means necessary otherwise. Some of the big-list questions on tex.se are actively curated by the community.
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comment The difference between "numéro", "nombre" and "chiffre" in French
@StéphaneGimenez I almost wrote that too, but I realized that the proper name would actually be "des nombres et des lettres" : participants combine numbers as they combine letters.
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comment The difference between "numéro", "nombre" and "chiffre" in French
Je voulais dire "un chiffre" au singulier.
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comment The difference between "numéro", "nombre" and "chiffre" in French
Pour illustrer le raccourci parfois fait entre "chiffres" et "nombres" dans la langue courante, on peut citer l'expression "les chiffres du chômage" (mais "chiffres" est alors au pluriel, et se traduirait plutôt par "figure" que "digit"). Y a-t-il des exemples où on dirait "un chiffre" pour parler d'un nombre?
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revised Experimental self-evaluation: July 2015
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answered Experimental self-evaluation: July 2015
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comment Did J.K. Rowling give two or more unrelated characters the same first name in any of the 10 books?
@Richard I didn't even know his forename to be honest (though I did play that game). My comment was based solely on the fact that, as you note, they only ever refer to him as Montague in the book, and that slytherin students throughout the books are more often referred to by their surname than their forename. On the other hand, your link at magical-menagerie does mention that the first name is unknown for some characters, but not this one.
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comment Did J.K. Rowling give two or more unrelated characters the same first name in any of the 10 books?
Isn't Montague the surname of the slytherin quidditch player?
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comment Why should students be asked to register for a co-supervisor?
It increases the bus factor of your thesis.
Jul
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revised How to update org-mode default template?
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comment How to update org-mode default template?
Looking at the source for org-export-insert-default-template, the default template seems to be handled separately, and its content is specified by the variable org-export-options-alist.
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comment Why didn't Qui-Gon just hire a ship to take Queen Amidala from Tatooine to Coruscant?
@RoyalCanadianBandit But in a lot of countries merchants are forced by law to accept the national currency, so the result is the same. The Republic may have let systems choose to keep financial autonomy, with independent currencies, while the Empire would likely force all planets to use the imperial currency. And even if republican credits were also legally valuable on Tatooine, the lack of law-enforcement still allows alikes of Watto to do whatever they want, especially for clients who wish to keep a low profile. In the imperial Tatooine, law is enforced.
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comment Updating taskpaper major mode to add date to @done tasks
How about simply (insert " @done (%s)" (format-time-string taskpaper-timestamp-format (current-time))) with a suitable definition of taskpaper-timestamp-format? I don't know what the rest of the code is for, but it sounds more complicated than what the OP asked for. And depending on org for inserting timestamps sounds like overkill, the relevant features are built-in emacs...
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comment Why do some people refer to Linux as GNU/Linux?
@FreeRadical When people say something along the lines of "android is linux", they can't refer to more than the kernel.
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comment Byte-compiling a file against a package that may or may not be here
But I think you have a point though: sp-with-modes does not really need to be a macro, it is essentially just a "map" combined with a partial application of a function. What you suggest when you say that I could move that code to a separate function is essentially to write a function which given a mode name defines pairs for that mode name... If @politza's explanation of the problem is accurate, this function should behave more nicely with the eval-after-load compiler macro, shouldn't it?
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comment Byte-compiling a file against a package that may or may not be here
There are a few problems with that solution, sadly: for example, if smartparens is loaded after the mode, the pairs will not be seen. And "local" here means "mode-local", not "buffer-local", and loading several files will populate the list of pairs with duplicated pairs. I am not sure if smartparens tries to detect duplicates, but if it doesn't, it could slow-down each call of self-insert-command (but I am not sure of the magnitude of that possible slowdown either). Many conditionals...
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