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Re: Info-build-node-completions has an extra `*' node

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Info-build-node-completions has an extra `*' node
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 01:54:28 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>>> I would prefer the completion to list the possible file names as it
>>> lists the possible node names in a normal Info node, without the need
>>> to enter a parenthesis first.
>> This would break the standard format of the node name `(FILE)NODE'.
>> `g' lists all node names (the virtual Info file `dir' has only one
>> node `Top' so it is right for `g' to list only this single node.)
>> And according to this format a file name should be inside parenthesis,
>> so completion for the file name after parenthesis is more correct.
> What about putting an opening parenthesis in the default list of
> completion for the (dir) buffer?  For now the opening parenthesis is
> like a secret key for those who know that the list of visible items
> only reflects files, not real nodes.

Why would someone normally want a completion on Info file names instead of
Info manual names with typing `m TAB'?

Juri Linkov

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