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Re: [Orgmode] org-ido-completing-read not defined

From: Daniel Clemente
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] org-ido-completing-read not defined
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 11:48:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.91 (gnu/linux)

El dc, ago 19 2009 a les 11:10, Carsten Dominik va escriure:

> Ooops, looks like this patch was incomplete.  Fixed now.

Thanks, it works now.

>> 2. Other functions were renamed, like org-completing-read-no-ido →
>> org-completing-read-no-i. I don't know how that's better.
> Because his now covers both ido and iswitchb-like completion

Ok, I didn't understand the -i and thought that some letters went missing 

>> 3. I don't understand why Org has to hard-code references to a specific
>> implementation of completion. I stopped using ido long ago  and started using
>> icicles; therefore it feels strange to know that I  might be using different
>> engines at the same time, one for Org, the  other for the rest of Emacs.
>>   Isn't there a completion interface in Emacs?
>>   (I think CEDET will provide one, but for normal buffers, not minibuffer).
> ido and iswitchb do not cover "normal" completion, only buffer switching and
> file selection.  Org-mode can be made to use these  interfaces also for other
> completion prompts by setting the  appropriate options.
> I am not an icicles user, but I believe it will automatically affect almost 
> all
> completion prompts.  So just don't set the variables  selection ido or 
> iswitchb
> support in Org, and you should automatically  have your favorite completion
> setup.

Yes, icicles affects all minibuffer prompts, and apparently ido and iswitchb 
don't; therefore ido and iswitchb need „registering“ and custom code in Org, 
and icicles doesn't.
I think I understand; thanks

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