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Re: icomplete-vertical-mode not taking effect

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: icomplete-vertical-mode not taking effect
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 02:26:48 +0700

On Sun, 20 Jun 2021 at 02:03, <> wrote:

> There have been a number op people who agree that the mode enabling
> feels very surprising.  The answer one gets is - "it is designed that way".

You have been given a sound reason: ‘icomplete-vertical-mode’ can be
used with either ‘icomplete-mode’ or ‘fido-mode’. If it automatically
enabled ‘icomplete-mode’, it would no longer work with ‘fido-mode’.

The name is unfortunate because it is easy to get the idea that it is
“like icomplete-mode but vertical”, but the principle is good: one
choice between sets of functionality, and an orthogonal choice about

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