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Re: bug#4004: filename completion

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: bug#4004: filename completion
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 16:46:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> So you must put (partial-completion-mode 1) in your .emacs. But now,
>> since `partial-completion' is set in `completion-styles' by default, you
>> don't need to do this anymore, you'll see early Tramp loading already
>> when starting emacs -Q.
> Ah, I see, so it's not a good idea: we're back with the problem that in
> a vanilla Emacs, "/s" is enough to cause tramp to be autoloaded.

Yes. But it is a little bit different: since Emacs 22 we have said (and
documented), that Tramp's host name completion is bound with partial
completion. The difference is that partial completion is enabled now by
default (with a different mean, completion-styles).

So it is not *exactly* the same problem. But it looks like :-(

>From my point of view, we could let it as it is. People who dislike
partial completion need to disable it now anyway.

>         Stefan

Best regards, Michael.

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