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Re: rot13-other-window too horny

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: rot13-other-window too horny
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 11:05:36 +0300

On 13 Jun 2001, Dan Jacobson wrote:

> Emacs> rot13-other-window is an interactive compiled Lisp function in `rot13'.
> Emacs> (rot13-other-window)
> Emacs> 
> Emacs> Display current buffer in rot 13 in another window.
> Emacs> To terminate the rot13 display, delete that window.
> why the line
> Emacs> (rot13-other-window)
> in this help message

That line shows how to call the function.  It is present in all the
other doc strings, except that some functions take arguments and some

> and why, pray tell, when I do
> $ emacs file1 file2
> ESC x rot13-other-window RET C-x o C-x b RET
> one can see that rot13 has also contaminated the Buffer-list and even
> the other innocent file of the command line.  Quite clearly beyond the
> mere claim that it will just "Display current buffer in rot 13 in
> another window."

That will teach you to follow the instructions ;-): 

   "To terminate the rot13 display, delete that window."

See? it says ``to terminate the display'', not ``to terminate the
display of that one rot13-messed buffer''.

See also `toggle-rot13-mode'.  (I now added that to the doc string of 

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