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bug#7500: 24.0.50; doc string of `current-kill'


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#7500: 24.0.50; doc string of `current-kill'
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2010 19:16:56 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2.90 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> Please split this long sentence, and make it comprehensible:
>
>  "If N is zero, `interprogram-paste-function' is set, and calling
>   it returns a string or list of strings, then that string (or
>   list) is added to the front of the kill ring and the string (or
>   first string in the list) is returned as the latest kill."
>
> `interprogram-paste-function' is set to what?

interprogram-paste-function should be set to a function, otherwise it
wouldn't be called interprogram-paste-function.

> to the kill-ring head?

Since when is the kill-ring head a function?

> Is "and calling it returns..." a statement of one of the _consequences_
> of N being 0, or is it a further condition for what follows: "then that
> string..." - i.e. "AND _IF_ calling it results... then..."?

"then" starts a consequence, not "and".

Andreas.

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