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Re: Adding the `prescient` packages to NonGNU ELPA?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Adding the `prescient` packages to NonGNU ELPA?
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2022 13:39:23 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13)

> AFAIU, it is because there is no common way to call a function after
> ending a completing-read and/or completion-in-region call so we end up
> needing a UI specific way to do so.  The function records the selected
> candidate, necessary for fuzzy(?) matching based on frequency and
> recency ("frecency").

Hmm.. indeed we have no way in the framework to let the UI tell the
completion-table or the completion-style which candidate was chosen in
the end.  The closest we have is the history variables (and that's only
available for minibuffer completions).


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