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Re: A Modest Proposal

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: A Modest Proposal
Date: Sun, 01 May 2016 18:45:06 +0300

> From: Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 1 May 2016 18:28:04 +0300
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> On 05/01/2016 06:16 PM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> My modest proposal is kinda suggesting that `insert-directory' would go
> >> away -- to be replaced by (something like) `ls-lisp--insert-directory'.
> >
> > Users of Posix platforms will curse you if you do.
> Yes. Listing files using external tools is usually faster.

Not only faster, more flexible: the sheer number of options supported
by modern variants of 'ls' is overwhelming.  ls-lisp supports only a
subset of them.

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