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Re: Add some aliases for re-related functions

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Add some aliases for re-related functions
Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 20:46:56 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> From: Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 4 May 2020 20:42:03 +0300
> On 04.05.2020 20:35, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> Cc:address@hidden
> >> From: Dmitry Gutov<address@hidden>
> >> Date: Mon, 4 May 2020 20:12:40 +0300
> >>
> >> On 04.05.2020 17:28, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >>> I think it would be better to do it the other way around: make "C-h f"
> >>> look at the arguments and the first line of the doc string (and
> >>> similarly with "C-h v")
> >> Unusual behavior aside, I don't think our general completion logic will
> >> work well when input has little correlation to the completion results
> >> (function names).
> > I don't understand the response: what I wrote had no relation to
> > completion whatsoever.  Maybe you responded to the wrong message?
> Not at all.
> 'C-h f' uses completing-read to help the user input the function they'll 
> see the description for.

Yes, but that's entirely unrelated to Richard's question and to my
response.  They had to do with what these command search, not how they
invoke completion of their arguments.

Hmm... I think I see the confusion: I said "C-h f", but had "C-h a" in
mind.  Sorry.

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