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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 55ec674: * lisp/multifile.el: New file, extract

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 55ec674: * lisp/multifile.el: New file, extracted from etags.el
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 22:45:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

>> I confirm that `*m*file` matches `lisp/multifile.el`, but it's too
>> cumbersome to type.  Maybe better to use `substring` completion style?
> We could add a new style which combines substring and partial-completion,
> or, to put it another way, a completion style like partial-completion
> but without anchoring the match at the beginning.  It should be very
> simple to implement.

A completion style like this would be also useful in another new command
where completions are displayed as file names sorted alphabetically like

file-a <sub/dir1>
file-a <sub/dir2>
file-b <sub/dir1>

Then another completion style should not match postfix directory names.

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