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Re: Changes to completing-read

From: Phil Hagelberg
Subject: Re: Changes to completing-read
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 20:46:38 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> Is this accurate? Could someone explain the meaning of the mystery
>> arguments?
> Does it help to read the "Programmed Completion" node in the ELisp
> manual?
> In general, when writing Lisp programs, it is not recommended (and is
> not enough) to read only the doc strings.  The ELisp manual is a
> required reading as well.

Yes, of course. I should have checked there first, but I've had
surprisingly good luck sticking with docstrings and source in the
past. The manual is missing the meaning of the "boundaries" argument,
but that's understandable as the release of version 23 is still several
months away.


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