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bug#9185: 24.0.50; "C-s M-p" does not bring the tip of the search ring


From: Dani Moncayo
Subject: bug#9185: 24.0.50; "C-s M-p" does not bring the tip of the search ring
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 13:14:37 +0200

On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 17:24, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> So what do people think it would be more convenient?
>>> Isn't it more consistent with the behavior of M-p in other contexts?
>
>> Most importantly it will be more consistent with `C-s M-e M-p [M-p ...]'
>> The amount of typed M-p will be the same for the same previous search string.
>> So when people will agree, here is the patch:
>
> I don't think that the inconsistency of the current behavior is
> a serious problem.  There are already plenty of other inconsistencies
> between the isearch behavior is typical minibuffer prompts, so it's not
> like resolving this would make it all consistent.


Maybe there are other inconsistencies, so what?  Now we are talking
about this one.  Should not fixing it be a step forward?

Honestly, I'm pretty surprised about the resistance to do such a
trivial and logical improvement.

-- 
Dani Moncayo





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