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Re: propose adding Icicles to Emacs

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: propose adding Icicles to Emacs
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2007 21:48:25 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>     1. As I mentioned, my `read-face-name' just shows face names in
>     *Completions* using their own faces. IMO, that should also be done in 
> Emacs,
>     but it is 100% independent of the rest of Icicles.
> This could be a good idea.  Can it be done by replacing the standard
> `read-face-name' with yours?  Would someone please look at installing
> this?

Not a good idea in fact.  Face completions displayed in different faces
are hardly readable, and some of them which have black foreground on black
background (e.g. cursor, mouse, border) are not readable at all.

>     4. My `completion-setup-function' and `display-completion-list' - see 
> what I
>     wrote before (about fitting the *Completions* window to the buffer etc.).
>     This would mean modifying the definitions of `completion-setup-function' 
> and
>     `display-completion-list' in ways that I think would be good anyway. For
>     instance, my `display-completion-list' does not remove text properties 
> from
>     candidates, and it adjusts the number of displayed columns and their 
> widths.
>     I personally would prefer to see `display-completion-list' be a Lisp
>     function, but I will survive without that. My enhancements to it are
>     independent of the rest of Icicles, but they do matter to the Icicles
>     experience ;-).
> I am not sure what that previous text that refers to, but someone can
> look at these changes and think about installing them.  Would someone
> please do?

Do you mean rewriting `display-completion-list' in Lisp?

Juri Linkov

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