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Re: doc for locate-file - unclear, typos

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: doc for locate-file - unclear, typos
Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2008 16:53:39 +0200

> From: "Drew Adams" <drew.adams@oracle.com>
> Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 21:47:52 -0800
> The Elisp manual also has some typos: It has several cross refs that
> are followed by periods, all within parentheses in the middle of
> sentences.

These are not typos: an xref in parens (a.k.a. pxref) is followed by a
period in Info if the source Texinfo specified a second argument for
that pxref.

> And one of these is split over two lines, with the period following
> the newline.

That's because Emacs tries to remove part of the pxref when it
displays it.  It's a (mis)feature, not a bug.

Thanks for reporting this, nonetheless.

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