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Re: irepeat.el - repeat through history data FAST

From: Kevin A. Burton
Subject: Re: irepeat.el - repeat through history data FAST
Date: 26 Mar 2002 01:12:01 -0800
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Hm, I actually thought that irepeat could be an alternative to or a
>     replacement for completing-read.  But often this does not make sense,
>     for example I have used irepeat for finding files -- but since irepeat
>     searches a list of strings for matches, the really existing files are
>     not used for completion, the file-name-history is.  In this case, how
>     would you want to augment find-file with irepeat?
> The completion facilities you add could have a switch so that they disable
> themselves when file name completion is in use.  You can look at
> minibuffer-completing-file-name, or at minibuffer-completion-table.
> Please give it a try.

I plan on giving this a good looking over.  This is an area of Emacs that I
really don't spend much time in... give me a few weeks as I am busy right now.
I will get back to you.


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