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Sun, 02 Jul 2006 23:12:38 -0400
Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.0 (gnu/linux)
Mathias Dahl <address@hidden> writes:
> Magnus Henoch <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Instead of the comma thing you could do multiple completing-reads until
>>> the user gives empty input. This way multiple tags could be entered
>>> with the ability to complete individual tags.
>>> That would be really inconvenient in practical use. It would be
>>> better to use a single minibuffer call, and define a completion
>>> command that operates on the text since the last comma.
>> That already exists; see `completing-read-multiple' in crm.el.
> However, I tested the suggestion above (and implemented it), where you
> have to type RET between each tag, and I don't think that is harder to
> use then needing to type a comma (or whatever separator you choose) in
> between each tag. The only disadvantage I can see really is that you
> do not see all the tags you are about do add at the same time.
> Anyway, I will try `completing-read-multiple' as an option, it seems
> to do what everyone needs.
I prefer the interface provided by ido. It can give you the
auto-completion list as soon as you start typing. In this case, it
could be better if it could automatically complete and start a new
round when I type a comma.
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