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Re: completing-read return meta-information?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: completing-read return meta-information?
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 15:51:18 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> It also achieves the goal of returning an absolute string from
> completing-read; that required advice on completing-read-default to call
> the new function completion-get-data-string.

Why can't you make completion-try-completion return an absolute filename
when there's only one match?  That would eliminate the need for
those advices.


PS: Also, as a user, I think I'd rather see names like "dir/file" than

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