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RE: "Point" vs. "cursor" in documentation

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: "Point" vs. "cursor" in documentation
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2018 07:27:37 -0700 (PDT)

> I've noticed usage of "the cursor" and "point" throughout manuals and
> doc-strings.  In what context is one preferred over the other?

Point is the buffer position of the cursor (aka text cursor).

In the Emacs manual (`C-h r'), `i point' and `i cursor'
both take you to node `Point', which explains this.

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