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Re: `make-help-screen' inconsistency


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: `make-help-screen' inconsistency
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2002 15:55:52 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090005 (Oort Gnus v0.05) Emacs/21.2.50 (ia64-suse-linux)

address@hidden (Janusz S. Bień) writes:

|> In GNU Emacs 21.1.1 (i586-pc-linux-gnu, X toolkit)
|> 
|> `make-help-screen' is missing the line concerning C-h d
|> (`describe-function'). Is it deprecated in favour of C-h f?

Yes, `C-h d' is deprecated, and has already been removed in the
development sources.

|> BTW, C-h D is also bound to `describe-function'. Is this a bug or
|> feature? I would to use C-h D for some other purposes, but I don't
|> want to be in conflict with standard key bindins.

Generally, if a key sequence ends in a upper case letter, and there is no
binding for it but there is one for the corresponding lower case letter,
that binding is used.

Andreas.

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