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Re: Status of shell-pcomplete integration?

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Status of shell-pcomplete integration?
Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2002 09:14:41 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2 (i386-pc-linux-gnu)

>>>>> On Tue Dec  3, Kai writes:

> Good.  So let's change pcomplete-cycle-completions to nil at the
> same time, to see whether people complain.

I thought it was suggested that rather than disabling completion
cycling altogether, we should prompt in the minibuffer while cycling
is being done, notifying of how many alternatives are left to


> John, how about setting pcomplete-cycle-completions to nil
> globally?  That would make it more consistent.

But cycling is a GOOD thing, and if you turn it off globally, 90% of
Emacs users won't know that it's there to turn on.


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