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Re: Questions on completion

From: Basil L. Contovounesios
Subject: Re: Questions on completion
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 21:11:01 +0000
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Roland Winkler <address@hidden> writes:

> mail-aka is right now not really used for anything.  The mail
> addresses in a record can also be in "full format".  Say for John
> Smith something like
>    Joe <address@hidden>

Ah, that's what I was missing.

> Maybe I should allow the possibility that both mail-name and
> mail-aka can become elements of bbdb-completion-list.  Then in the
> latter case, if you type a name that appears as mail-aka in a record,
> this would yield the mail address with this mail-aka name (say, for
> a record that holds five mail addresses, the last one being "Joe
> <address@hidden>", typing Joe would complete to this last address).

SGTM.  One can never have enough completion. :) Though BBDB
is already surprisingly flexible.

Thanks again for taking the time to explain everything; I
now have a much better idea of how to use BBDB effectively.


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