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Re: add `read-buffer-completion-ignore-case' ?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: add `read-buffer-completion-ignore-case' ?
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 22:41:10 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>>> Regardless of what some newbies think, buffer names and filenames are
>>> not the same.  It is quite reasonable for someone to want to have one be
>>> case-insensitive but not the other.
>> Maybe it's reasonable, but I don't think it matters.
>> So this is irrelevant without a more concrete reason.

> I've found case-insensitivity in buffer-name matching generated a lot of
> annoying "conflicts" due to non-file buffers (e.g. *Group* and *grep*).

> [I currently use case-insensitive at work, and case-sensitive at home :-]

> Since there wasn't much choice in the past, I've not experimented with
> other combinations, but I'd like to.

But that'll only affect people who've always used case-insensitive
matching everywhere until now.


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