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bug#31311: 27.0; doc of `pcase'


From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: bug#31311: 27.0; doc of `pcase'
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:20:23 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
>> Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 22:05:55 +0200
>> 
>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> 
>> > There's nothing special about this feature that should present
>> > conceptual problems for documenting it well, any more than any other
>> > advanced feature of which we have dozens in the ELisp manual.
>> 
>> From the beginning people were divided about the usefulness and
>> conception of the thing, and people discussed exceptionally emotionally
>> and destructively.
>
> Irrelevant.  We are talking about documentation, not about the feature
> itself.  The concept of how such complex features should be documented
> is well established in Emacs, and we have a wealth of examples in the
> ELisp manual of how it should be and is done.

It's relevant if potential contributors turn away/tune out/ignore
the whole thing due to the unpleasant discussion.





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