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Re: make ffap wildcard-friendly

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: make ffap wildcard-friendly
Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 09:25:36 -0700
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Dan Jacobson wrote:
(setq ffap-dired-wildcards "[*?][^/]*\\'") should be the default.
Hmm, the docstring doesn't say what if then there really is a filename
with those...

And the comment in the code confirms that is one of the reasons it is
disabled by default:

  ;; Suggestion from RHOGEE, 07 Jul 1994.  Disabled, dired is still
  ;; available by "C-x C-d <pattern>", and valid filenames may
  ;; sometimes contain wildcard characters.

Kevin Rodgers

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