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Re: Question about completion behavior

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Question about completion behavior
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2022 05:37:37 +0200

> From: Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca>
> Cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 22:05:52 -0500
> >>> Was all this behavior intended or how do you propose to solve this?
> >>I think this can be changed.
> >>Patches welcome.
> > I am struggling how to preserve the old behavior indeed, because what I
> > find a bit confusing is actually the default behavior.
> I think we should first consider *not* preserving the behavior.
> I.e. as suggested by the comment, rather than hide the completions, we
> should update them (if they're displayed).

But please don't keep updating the completions buffer if TAB arrives
at a complete (but not necessarily unique) candidate.  That would be
an annoyance.

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