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Re: SPC no longer completes when minibuffer-completing-file-name is t

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: SPC no longer completes when minibuffer-completing-file-name is t
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 17:29:54 -0800

Satyaki Das <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 12/7/05, Bill Wohler <address@hidden> wrote:
> > In the code below, if I comment out the setting of
> > minibuffer-completing-file-name, the space again performs completion and
> > I can't discern any difference in the completion. What is the effect of
> > setting minibuffer-completing-file-name? Is it kosher? Do any of the
> > MH-E developers know why we do this?
> I remember adding the binding of minibuffer-completing-file-name
> because it was needed for proper highlighting of the next character to
> enter in CVS Emacs.  If that isn't needed anymore we can remove it.

I'm glad you remembered! Now that you mention it, that variable does
have an effect on the highlighting. If it's there the highlighting is
correct (I can still complete with TAB, just not with SPC); if it isn't,
the highlighting is one character to the right of where it should be.

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