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bug#9591: 24.0.50; buffer name completion


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#9591: 24.0.50; buffer name completion
Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2011 17:15:43 +0300

> Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2011 10:05:02 -0400
> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden
> 
>     I guess we could provide an ad-hoc completion style for buffers, but
>     that's kind of ugly: completion styles are supposed to be agnostic to the
>     underlying completion table and vice-versa.
> 
> For common UI features in Emacs, convenience is more important than
> uniformity.  This is one of them.  Space at the start of a buffer
> name has always had special treatment in several ways; turning off
> the special treatment for completion is simply a bug.

I think you are, in fact, in agreement with Stefan, who pointed out
that making this special treatment the subject of a special style is
not a good idea.





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