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Re: completing-read return meta-information?

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: completing-read return meta-information?
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:13:37 -0500
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>>> Why can't you make completion-try-completion return an absolute filename
>>>> when there's only one match?  
>>> The string returned from completion-try-completion is displayed in the
>>> minibuffer, as the completion prefix.
> That's right (tho only once it's unique).
>>> I don't want that to be the display string.
> I think that's a mistake.

The user can use `locate-file', if they care about the directories.

We could enhance that completion table function to deal with duplicate

-- Stephe

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