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Re: completing-read depricated initial-input

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: completing-read depricated initial-input
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2022 19:36:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jean Louis wrote:

>> That's something similar to a cache memory which is based
>> on the principle of spacial and temporal proximity, I still
>> don't see why whatever suggestion it comes up with isn't
>> then the default value simply?
>> It is shown and if you want to edit it first, it is
>> inserted with M-n.
> True. For few entries that is fine. M-n once or multiple
> times or M-p followed by RET. Imagine 20 entries per day,
> that is just fine.
> When you have many entries it is easier to press RET.
> Imagine 500 entries per day. It's faster.

If you want it all the time you should rather have a variable
for that instead of sending it twice to the function.
That'd be even faster. And make more sense.

And if you do it 500 times a day you should write a program and
automate it completely instead of relying on little clever
shortcuts here and there ...

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