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Re: [pcomplete.el (pcomplete-completions-at-point)] Why max?

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: [pcomplete.el (pcomplete-completions-at-point)] Why max?
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:38:54 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1.92 (darwin)

>>>>> "SM" == Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

SM> It's because when we

SM>     (string-prefix-p s2 string completion-ignore-case)

SM> instead of

SM>     (string-prefix-p s2 res completion-ignore-case)

SM> we still get the correct result if `string` also happens to begin with
SM> `s2` (in your cases, `s2` is short, typically the same number of chars as
SM> the number of backslashes in your argument).

Thank you, Stefan!

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