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Re: Redirection completion

Sven Wischnowsky wrote:
> What I'm worring about is
> > if I'm in some generic form of redirection completion I can still check
> > for `-redirect-echo-2>' in pattern-files, or does the context still just lo
> ok
> > like `-redirect-2>' or `-redirect--default-'?
> Ah, I see.  Currently it is as you fear, it just uses the string for
> which it found a completion function.  That's obviously silly and I'll
> change that this evening.
> But I'm not really sure which string to prefer in each case.  I'd
> prefer the most specific one, i.e. `-redirect-echo-2>' in this case.
> Would that be ok for our users if we document it?

I think that would be fine.  As my slightly compressed first email was
supposed to indicate, I think it's entirely natural in a zstyle command
to stick in `*'s where you don't care about the result (or [^:]# if
you're really paranoid).  I suspect people are perfectly used to this.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WH, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 392070

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