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Re: Generalizing find-definition

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: Generalizing find-definition
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08:58:09 -0600
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> What is the advantage of having the backend define a function that
>> returns a completion table as opposed to a function that prompts the
>> user for a symbol? The saved code seems minimal, and it means the
>> backend can not set the prompt, for example.
> Another reason is the general rule that the backend should not do
> UI tasks and prompting is definitely a UI operation.


-- Stephe

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