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Re: question about completing read


From: Joe Casadonte
Subject: Re: question about completing read
Date: 19 Sep 2002 12:48:31 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/21.2

On 19 Sep 2002, Klaus Berndl wrote:

> First i supposed that the cdr of an element is returned when the car
> matches but obviously this is not the case ;-)
>
> Ok, what about these mysterious cdr's?

I believe they are ignored.  I guess it assumes an alist because
that's how it's often used.  I know in most/all of my usages of
completing-read, it's been with an alist of values.  You can then use
assoc to look up the cdr of the value.

--
Regards,

joe
Joe Casadonte
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