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bug#12492: Acknowledgement (24.2.50; Open vc-dir buffer easier and faste

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: bug#12492: Acknowledgement (24.2.50; Open vc-dir buffer easier and faster)
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 02:06:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>>>> But the command has more unsolved issues:
>>>> 1. command name - the most natural name would be vc-root-dir,
>>>>      but this name is already taken by a non-interactive function.
>>> vc-dir-quick was my idea.
>> This name implies its implementation has better performance
>> over its slower competitor.
> vc-dir-instant?

vc-dir-with-the-speed-of-light :)

>>> I'm saying both the option name and the first sentence of the docstring
>>> don't fit its purpose, or the later description.
>> This option is multi-purpose and one of its possible values is:
>>    When a string and `vc-dir' is invoked in a directory outside of
>>    version control, then this string is used as a default directory name.
> You got a point there, but that seems like a rare use case (not sure who
> would ever use it). I think the variable would be better named after its 
> main use scenario.

Yeah, this is a secondary feature, not sure if it's needed.

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