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Re: A Modest Proposal

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: A Modest Proposal
Date: Sun, 01 May 2016 17:03:03 +0200
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John Wiegley <address@hidden> writes:

> Resuming: I wonder how would your proposal normalize that information? Would
> it use a Dired API to populate the buffer, rather than filling it with text
> and applying a bunch of regexps after the fact?

Yes, indeed.  It would be a mode that takes lists of files (and file
information) and displays that in the way the user wants, instead of
mangling various textual presentations output by various Unix commands.

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