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Re: bindings displayed by describe-mode do not reflect minor mode overri
Re: bindings displayed by describe-mode do not reflect minor mode overrides
Tue, 01 Feb 2005 10:51:28 -0700
Mozilla Thunderbird 0.9 (X11/20041105)
Jason Eisner wrote:
> I used C-h m (describe-mode) to get a description of the mode.
> Indented below is what appeared in the *Help* window. It lists D
> twice, first in the major mode bindings (false since this is
> overridden), and second in the minor mode bindings (true).
> Listing D as part of the major mode is misleading, particularly in the
> context of the description text supplied by this particular major mode
> ("The following commands are available").
> (Perhaps it is deliberately included so that describe-mode can always
> be relied on to give a complete description of the major mode.
Exactly: the command is always available via M-x, and it would be
available via D were the minor mode turned off.
> But if so, currently overridden bindings should be flagged as such,