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Re: Three questions about a completer

Sorry, this was an oversight on my part. When reducing the problem, I had
worked with a minimal .zshrc, and removed even the lines
autoload -U compinit

So now, at least, I get the completion to trigger. However, I still have
the same problem: hitting alt-e for menu-complete works, and hitting alt-E
for reverse-menu-complete works as well, but switching direction doesn't:
zsh puts a space after the alternative on the command line, indicating that
there is only one matching alternative. And I interpret that to mean that
it takes whatever happens to be on the command line after the initial
menu-complete, and tries to match that against the list it gets from the
invocation of reverse-menu-complete. Naturally, only the alternative
already on the command line matches.

So I suppose the problem is to make zsh realize it is calling "the same"
completer, only reversing the direction of the listing. Is this possible to

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