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Re: Rename refactoring, or something like that

From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: Rename refactoring, or something like that
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:13:35 +0100
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Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden> writes:

> We have "something like that" now, implemented as an xref command
> acting on a list of search results. To try it out:
> 1. M-x xref-find-references, or M-x project-find-regexp. Input
> something real, get a list of matches.
> 2. In the results buffer, press `r'.
> 3. Somewhat counter-intuitively, press RET to agree to `.*', then
> enter the replacement string, and press RET again.
> 4. Press `y' or `n' a few times, to choose which of the matches to
> actually replace. M-x save-some-buffers, then `!', to save the
> changes.

How is this different from grepping and then using grep-edit.el?

> 5. Feel hugely motivated, and write a better UI for all of that.

I suspect that the UI is the least of our concerns.

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