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bug#33007: 27.0.50; Proposal for function to edit and return string


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#33007: 27.0.50; Proposal for function to edit and return string
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:55:52 +0300

> Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:33:21 +0200
> From: Jean Louis <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> > We already have read-string, I think it does what you want.
> 
> It reads from mini buffer, it does not open
> standard buffer where one could change modes and
> have editing capabilities, preview, insert from
> other files, etc.

The minibuffer is a normal buffer, so you should be able to use all
the facilities you mention, perhaps by allowing recursive minibuffers.

That said, I don't object to an extended facility like the one you
implemented.

Thanks.





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