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Re: Default history-length should be higher

From: Tom
Subject: Re: Default history-length should be higher
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 07:56:42 +0000 (UTC)
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Drew Adams <drew.adams <at> oracle.com> writes:
> BTW, whether someone finds a history list of 1000 elements to be
> long or reasonable might also have to do with how they access its
> elements.
> If someone typically just cycles among elements using, say, `M-p',
> instead of searching (using, say, `M-r') or completing, then 1000
> would generally be far too long a list - as would even 100 probably.
> (I tend to complete against the history list.)

All users should know at least M-r, it's in the manual, so it 
should be no argument against a longer history list.

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