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Re: Why fido, icycles, ido, icomplete

From: Filipp Gunbin
Subject: Re: Why fido, icycles, ido, icomplete
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 20:54:00 +0300
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On 06/11/2019 22:03 +0000, João Távora wrote:

> Ergus <address@hidden> writes:
>> 1) Do we really need another confusing mode (fido-mode)? instead of
>> improve one of the already existing alternatives with just an option to
>> use flex?
> I'm sorry you find the name confusing.  I find it appealing (it's "fake
> ido"), but we can change it (Stefan proposed icomplete-ido-mode).

+1 for the name change, because Fido was a pre-Internet-era BBS network
popular at least in Russia.  I was too young when it was operational,
but even for me the name would be confusing.


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