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Re: Incorrect use of "path" in ido.el

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Incorrect use of "path" in ido.el
Date: 14 Jan 2003 01:08:03 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> I looked at ido.el today and noticed it was using the term "path" to
> mean a file name.  In GNU the convention is to use "path" only for
> a search path.  I could fix the doc strings myself, but I see that
> the term is used in variables as well, and I don't think I should
> change that myself.
> Would you please make ido.el follow the GNU conventions?

This is fixed now.

The following INCOMPATIBLE changes were made to avoid using `path' in
variable names.  Users of ido's file prompt reformatting features will
have to take care:

ido-max-prompt-path is renamed to ido-max-file-prompt-width.

ido-make-file-prompt-hook is renamed to ido-rewrite-file-prompt-functions,
and the hook functions must now use the dynamic variable `dirname'
instead of `path' when returning the modified prompt component.

Defcustom ido-rewrite-prompt-path-rules is renamed to

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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