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bug#6493:


From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: bug#6493:
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 2010 16:02:45 +0200

2010/6/27 Drew Adams <address@hidden>:
>> How about this? (See attached patch.)
>
> 1. Thanks for working on this.
>
> 2. Please cc the bug submitter, and please put the bug subject line in the
> Subject line.  It was only by searching old mails for "6493" that I sent that 
> I
> was able to find that this was a bug I submitted. Now I must search similarly
> for the other bugs you replied to with no Subject line other than the bug #.
> Multiply my experience by that of others.
>

Sorry about this, it just wasn't clear to me how people are supposed
to use the bug tracker. I'm not used to accessing bug trackers by
e-mail.

> 3. What's important about these functions is the return value. The doc string
> needs to be explicit about what is _returned_. There is no need to repeat info
> that follows from definitions (e.g. that point and mark are the region 
> limits).
>
> Example:
>
> "Returns point or mark, whichever is larger."
>

How about this (for region-end):

"Returns point or mark, whichever is larger.

The returned value is the position of the end of the region as an integer."

...and likewise for region-beginning.

-- 
Deniz Dogan





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