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Re: New interactive spec

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: New interactive spec
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 02:44:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>>> I've recently modified the behavior of switch-to-buffer in XEmacs so
>>> that the completion mechanism doesn't include the current buffer. In
>>> doing so, I figured it would be generally useful to have an
>>> interactive spec for that (meaning "a buffer except the current
>>> one"). I was thinking g/G because that's the next thing available to
>>> us, but I'm wondering if GNU Emacs already uses it, or if you'd have
>>> another suggestion.
>> "G" is already taken, but "g" would be free.
>>   G -- Possibly nonexistent file name, defaulting to just directory
>>        name.
> How important is it to have a letter for it?

I see a tendency in the opposite direction - replacing letters
with equivalent Lisp code to be able to add more functionality.

Juri Linkov

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