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Re: isearch-forward and Info-search

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: isearch-forward and Info-search
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 21:15:44 +1300

 > >     Would you like it if isearch failed before proceeding to the
 > >     next Info node?
 > >
 > > I would. I suggested this long ago. It should first wrap, as Richard
 > > suggested. After the entire Info node has been searched, it should
 > > fail. A subsequent invocation should continue through the manual.
 > >
 > > IOW, isearch the node completely first (wrapping), then inform the
 > > user that there are no more occurrences in the node, then continue
 > > on to other nodes.
 > IMO, this behavior is too confusing...

I agree. isearch already does a wrapped search around the manual, I don't
think it needs to wrap around each node. I think the others were just talking
about it *failing* like wrapped isearch and changing the prompt.


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