[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: UI inconveniences with M-.

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: UI inconveniences with M-.
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 23:13:06 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

[ Moving this to emacs-devel.  ]

> Hmm, maybe we should introduce a new category, for reading symbols.  Aside
> from xref, we could use it in describe-function/variable/etc.

Sounds fine to me.  Tho "symbol" might be a tad too generic.

> Although the fact that it tries prefix matches first, and only falls back to
> substring matches, doesn't look too terrible to me.

Not sure what you're saying here.  Indeed, for buffers,
completion-category-defaults says to first try prefix matching and
fallback on substring only if that fails.  This was done mostly to
reduce friction when the change was introduced.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]