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bug#10023: 24.0.91; `mark-whole-buffer' doesn't always "mark the whole b
bug#10023: 24.0.91; `mark-whole-buffer' doesn't always "mark the whole buffer"
Sat, 12 Nov 2011 21:53:08 +0100
> From the Emacs manual on narrowing:
> When you have narrowed down to a part of the buffer, that part
> appears to be all there is. You can't see the rest, you can't move
> into it (motion commands won't go outside the accessible part), you
> can't change it in any way.
> This is a common concept that I don't think needs to be explained in
> the doc of every command that it might effect.
> definitely does not need to be renamed.
I still think that the "whole" part is unnecessary and unfortunate.
But well, if you don't think it's worth the trouble, close this bug
report. I certainly can live with it, and there are many other issues
more important than this one, of course.