Perl IDE Question

Levi Pearson levi at cold.org
Tue Jan 29 15:25:20 MST 2008


It would be fairly easy to do, but you couldn't have accelerated
falling only while the key was held down.  Emacs doesn't have separate
key-down and key-up events.  It'd have to be a toggle or a one-way
thing.

        --Levi

On Jan 29, 2008 2:46 PM, Steve <smorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Any chance of modifying it so the down arrow causes the piece to fall
> at an accelerated rate rather than turn?
>
>
> On Jan 29, 2008 2:41 PM, Levi Pearson <levi at cold.org> wrote:
> > "Joseph Hall" <joseph at thatworks.com> writes:
> > >
> > > /me wonders what version the tetris mode was added in.
> > >
> >
> > Fire up emacs and type M-x tetris
> >
> > It was, according to tetris.el, created 1997-08-13.
> > I have no idea which emacs version that corresponds to. :)
> >
> > I was able to trivially find the source file through this general
> > chain of events:
> >
> > I fired up emacs and typed M-x tetris, followed by hitting tab to see
> > if it was a valid command or if it had a suffix like '-mode'.
> >
> > I played tetris for a couple of seconds, then closed the buffer with
> > C-x k.
> >
> > I looked up help on tetris with C-h a, the 'apropos' command in the
> > help system, to which I typed 'tetris'.
> >
> > I picked the tetris game from the buffer that showed the results of
> > apropos, and I got the help specific to tetris.
> >
> > The help buffer included the fact that tetris is an interactive
> > compiled lisp function from the file 'tetris.el', and hyperlinked to
> > the source file itself.  It also mentioned where it was bound in the
> > menu system.  It also included a brief description and instructions
> > for playing.
> >
> > I selected the 'tetris.el' hyperlink and the source code opened in
> > another buffer, and found the Created header in the comments, which is
> > part of the standard GNU Emacs header stuff.
> >
> > This self-documenting nature, along with seamless extensibility, is
> > one of the things that makes emacs so cool.  I also wrote this email
> > within the emacs mail/newsgroup client, gnus.
> >
> > Also, please note that the coolness of emacs in no way detracts from
> > the coolness of whatever your favorite editor is.
> >
> >                 --Levi
> >
> >
> >
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