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bug#32389: Default behaviour of xref-find-references is inconsistent wit
bug#32389: Default behaviour of xref-find-references is inconsistent with the documentation
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 21:26:40 +0300
> From: Shitikanth <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2018 23:45:42 +0530
> I, for one, feel that this has become more complex than it needs to be. Since
> C-u M-?
> gives the option to force a prompt anyway, the default behaviour should be
> for M-?
> to not show a prompt unless needed (that is if the xref-backend is not able
> to find
> an identifier at point).
You are arguing for a change in the default behavior, something that
we don't usually do based on a single opinion. You can always
customize xref-prompt-for-identifier on your system to get this
behavior for yourself; changing that for everyone requires some kind
of user poll, at least.