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Re: describe-char

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: describe-char
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 03:59:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> OK, I can see it will never work in the help buffer.  I've installed your
> fix (almost):  help-insert-string just sets help-xref-stack-item rather than
> call help-setup-xref.

Thanks.  I just installed more minor fixes.

> If it still doesn't work, then please fix it as you see fit.  Although
> appropriate here, I think this approach is inappropriate in many cases
> e.g `C-h v' could re-create a Help buffer with an out-of-date value which
> could be very confusing and generally not what is wanted.  So I'm not sure
> I agree with Stafan's idea of a general approach.  Currently this seems to
> be a special case.

I think sometimes it is desirable to get old information when going back,
and to refresh it only when requested with a special key like `g'.

Juri Linkov

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