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[Emacs-diffs] emacs-26 ce0e253: ; * etc/NEWS: Improve last change as pro
[Emacs-diffs] emacs-26 ce0e253: ; * etc/NEWS: Improve last change as proposed by Phil Sainty
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:20:08 -0400 (EDT)
Author: Martin Rudalics <address@hidden>
Commit: Martin Rudalics <address@hidden>
; * etc/NEWS: Improve last change as proposed by Phil Sainty
etc/NEWS | 12 +++++++-----
1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
diff --git a/etc/NEWS b/etc/NEWS
index 2d179b9..122eebd 100644
@@ -1278,11 +1278,13 @@ passphrases, but it was also removed from other
pinentry programs as
the attack is unrealistic on modern computer systems which don't
utilize swap memory usually.
-** The function 'display-buffer-in-major-side-window' is now internal.
-This hitherto undocumented function which existed since Emacs 24.1 has
-been renamed to 'window--make-major-side-window' and its semantics
-changed. Applications should use the now properly documented function
-'display-buffer-in-side-window' with appropriate arguments instead.
+** The function 'display-buffer-in-major-side-window' no longer exists.
+It has been renamed as internal function 'window--make-major-side-window',
+however applications should instead call 'display-buffer-in-side-window'
+(passing the SIDE and SLOT parameters as elements of ALIST). This approach
+is backwards-compatible with versions of Emacs in which the old function
+exists. See the node "(elisp) Displaying Buffers in Side Windows"
+in the ELisp manual for more details.
* Lisp Changes in Emacs 26.1
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