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Re: UP and DOWN with multi-line minibuffer history

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: UP and DOWN with multi-line minibuffer history
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2015 05:39:32 +0200

> From: Juri Linkov <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2015 02:07:45 +0200
> So the question at hand can be considered as Consistency vs. Convenience,
> i.e. trying to achieve consistency at the cost of losing convenience.

Yes, it's consistency vs minor inconvenience in certain use cases.  I
think consistency should win big time.

> Jumping to the last screen line can be achieved by exchanging just two lines
> in next-line-or-history-element and previous-line-or-history-element:
> moving ‘(goto-char (minibuffer-prompt-end))’ to the former, and exchanging
> it with ‘(goto-char (point-max))’ from the latter.
> I invite you and everyone interested to try this change for a few days
> to see its real effect.

I think we should install such a change and see if there are any
complaints.  Several people already agreed with my suggestion for how
it should work.


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