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bug#5744: 23.1.92; doc string of `version<' etc.

From: Štěpán Němec
Subject: bug#5744: 23.1.92; doc string of `version<' etc.
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2010 18:44:19 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.91 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> 1. Change "lesser than" to "less than".

"Lesser" seems completely fine to me, but I'm not a native speaker.

> 2. Say explicitly that V1 and V2 are strings.

I think that's clear from the docstring, but more clarity never hurts, yes.

> Say in fact that they are strings of the format returned by variable
> `emacs-version'.

That would be misleading at best IMHO.
The function accepts a far wider set of arguments.

Also note that you would most probably want to change docstrings of
the whole family of the version functions to stay consistent.

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