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Re: display-completion-list should not strip text properties

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: display-completion-list should not strip text properties
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2007 10:47:20 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.97 (gnu/linux)

> If we go this way, it is better that the person who reimplements
> Kevin's changes is someone other than you, because you looked too
> close into his code and may inadvertently write identical or very
> similar code.  To avoid possible legal complications, a better way is
> this: you describe here, in plain English, what the changes do, and
> someone else codes that in Lisp.  That way, copyright-related claims
> will not hold, since the chances that the other person's
> implementation will be identical are virtually non-existent, and the
> ideas of the changes are not copyrightable.

True enough.

Would anyone like to volunteer for task of reimplementing grep-find
and read-feature?  The latter ought to take all of five minutes, but
the former may take up to an hour because it is more intricate.

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