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bug#2042: Ido-mode : filtering does not keep ordering

From: Antoine Levitt
Subject: bug#2042: Ido-mode : filtering does not keep ordering
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 10:54:50 +0200
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24/09/11 18:20, Leo
> On 2009-01-25 21:54 +0800, Antoine Levitt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> When buffer switching in Ido, filtering the list of available buffers does
>> not keep the original ordering of buffers (from most recent to oldest).
>> Ie if I have for instance buffers foobar and barfoo, in this order, if I
>> type bar, they are displayed to me as barfoo foobar. I understand this is a
>> reasonable behavior in a number of case, but it's annoying when using ido to
>> quickly toggle between working buffers, where I have old and forgotten
>> buffers pop up as the first option in the completion list. Would it be
>> possible to add a switch ?
>> Antoine Levitt
> I occasionally try iswitch-mode and find its buffer switching much more
> pleasant to use than ido's. The trouble is ido tries to be smart in
> ordering matches. Sadly that gets in the way most of the time.
> I wonder if people are willing to try the following (preliminary) patch
> and see if they miss anything.

That's much better! Thanks!

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