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Re: feature request: indicator of minibuffer-recursion depth

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: feature request: indicator of minibuffer-recursion depth
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 10:38:29 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
>> The minibuffer does not have a mode line.  And if we want to avoid
>> confusion, putting the indicator somewhere far away from the
>> minibuffer would not help.  I think the minibuffer prompt a better
>> place.  And using the same "recursive" indicator as recursive edits do
>> in the mode line is sensible as well in my book.
> I don't think it's trivial to modify the prompt like that though -- in
> most cases, the minibuffer prompt is just a part of the minbuffer, and
> blindly modifying it may screw other things up.

Well, there are things like minibuffer-electric-default-mode already
fiddling with the minibuffer prompt, so it would not seem like that
would be inattainable.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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