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bug#1662: 23.0.60; Interactive not using minibuffer prompt face


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: bug#1662: 23.0.60; Interactive not using minibuffer prompt face
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 11:16:57 +0100

On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 6:55 AM, Geoff Gole <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Strictly spoken, this is not a bug.  "c" uses `read-char', "k" and "K"
>> use `read-key-sequence' and, by specification, neither of these use the
>> minibuffer.  So `minibuffer-prompt' doesn't apply here.
>
> That makes sense. However, I do think that highlighting prompts in the
> minibuffer is a good idea even in situations where the minibuffer is
> not used directly.
>
> Isearch in emacs 23 seems to do that, so there is some precedent.

Yes, the purpose of the special minibuffer-prompt is to make the user
aware that input will be treated specially at the moment.






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