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bug#6591: 24.0.50; incorrect doc for `catch'


From: Štěpán Němec
Subject: bug#6591: 24.0.50; incorrect doc for `catch'
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 12:59:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: =?utf-8?B?xaB0xJtww6FuIE7Em21lYw==?= <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Drew Adams <address@hidden>, address@hidden, Richard
> Stallman <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2010 10:14:47 +0200
>> 
>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> 
>> > Using FORM... is okay, but will need more extensive changes, so I'd
>> > rather not do it.  I'd like to simply remove the dots after BODY, and
>> > explain in the text that BODY can consist of one or more forms.
>> >
>> > Does anyone see any reason why keeping the dots in BODY... will have
>> > some didactical importance?  Richard? Stefan? Yidong?
>> 
>> Well, just look at `when' -- ISTM it has the very same "problem" as
>> discussed here. And it's probably not the only one/two.
>
> Sorry, I don't get your point.  Sure, there are places in the manual
> that use "FORM...", but that doesn't necessarily mean it's the only
> possible way of describing that.  "BODY..." is used in quite a few
> places as well, and I was only talking about those.

You were asking about BODY...
`when' uses BODY..., and IMO in `when' `BODY...' means the very same
thing as in `catch' (i.e., "any number of forms"), which you're now
apparently about to change.

Štěpán





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