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Re: dabbrev-expand for the minibuffer

From: Leo
Subject: Re: dabbrev-expand for the minibuffer
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 21:14:18 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 Emacs/23.0.60 (20080222) Fedora/8 (gnu/linux)

On 2008-02-28 16:41 +0000, Richard Stallman wrote:
>     They seem like two implementations of the same thing; is there a reason
>     to have both?
> dabbrev is a "standard" feature, documented in the manual, with a
> standard key binding.  hippie-expand is more obscure.
> It may well be that hippie-expand can do everything dabbrev does and
> more.  But the crucial question is whether it is an upward-compatible
> dabbrev replacement convenent for people like me that use dabbrev.
> (I don't know the answer.)

The most convincing way is to try the following setup and see if you
have noticed any difference.

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
(global-set-key (kbd "M-/") 'hippie-expand)
(setq hippie-expand-try-functions-list
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

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