This is a discussion on Re: [9fans] invisible prompt in win - Plan9 ; On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 1:19 PM, erik quanstrom wrote: >> > 1. Open a "win" in acme. >> > 2. Scroll down as far as possible. >> > 3. Notice that there is no $prompt visible at left. ...
On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 1:19 PM, erik quanstrom
>> > 1. Open a "win" in acme.
>> > 2. Scroll down as far as possible.
>> > 3. Notice that there is no $prompt visible at left.
>> > 4. echo annoying
>> > 5. Now scroll back up and it turns out you entered the echo command at
>> > a prompt after all!
>> Not entirely sure what other behaviour you were expecting? You
>> scrolled all the way down, leading to no text on your pane (it's all
>> up above), but your cursor is still where you left it (all the way at
>> the end of the text in the pane, all the way at the beginning of your
>> pane display).
> this is a bug. you can see what you've typed but not the prompt.
> normally acme warps back to the tick when you type. this bug is
> in acme since if you create a new window and type the prompt
> manually then continue with step 2, you get the same results.
It's because your cursor is actually showing! So, no need to warp anywhere.
New heuristic needed? Personally, I'd say no. Maybe add it to smacme?