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bug#24721: 25.1; Reverse the order of `isearch-message-prefix' prefixes
bug#24721: 25.1; Reverse the order of `isearch-message-prefix' prefixes from function advice property
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:23:33 +0300
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)
> When there is multiple advice (from `add-function') of
> `isearch-filter-predicate' that has property `isearch-message-prefix',
> these prefixes are currently shown left to right in the Isearch prompt,
> with the first added being on the left and the last added being on the
> I think this is backwards from what a user expects. I've reversed the
> order in my own copy, and I think it is more helpful: The first one you
> see is the latest applied. Entries are added and removed on the left,
> not the right. The most important such prefix is typically the last
> one applied, and having it on the left makes it more noticeable (IMO).
"Adjectives in English absolutely have to be in this order:
So you can have a lovely little old rectangular green French
silver whittling knife." - an excerpt from a book called
"The Elements of Eloquence" by Mark Forsyth.
Does a similar natural order exist for Isearch, so prefixes
absolutely have to be in the order "overwrapped regexp I-search",
but not "regexp overwrapped I-search"?