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Re: Emphasize the character to be typed next in *Completions*

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Emphasize the character to be typed next in *Completions*
Date: 24 Mar 2004 11:44:51 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     +(defcustom completion-emphasis-region 'first-different-character
>     +  "Region emphasized in the completions in *Completions*."
>     +  :type '(choice (const first-different-character)
>     +          (const common-prefix)))
> I don't want to include this option.  It isn't useful.  Would you
> please make a simplified version which does not have this?

So who decides which of those _highly different_ options is the best?
I like one approach, others like the other approach.

> To support every alternative that anybody has suggested
> is NOT a design goal for Emacs.

That's a good principle, but in this case the two alternatives are
both sensible -- but it is a highly personal choice which one is

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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