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bug#6747: Documentation: `syntax-ppss-toplevel-pos' xref typo `partial-p


From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: bug#6747: Documentation: `syntax-ppss-toplevel-pos' xref typo `partial-parse-sexp' <- `parse-partial-sexp'
Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2010 02:28:23 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> "MON" == MON KEY <address@hidden> writes:

> The function `syntax-ppss-toplevel-pos' in emacs-lisp/syntax.el appears to
> have a type:

> ,---- (documentation 'syntax-ppss-toplevel-pos)
> |
> | Get the latest syntactically outermost position found in a syntactic scan.
> | PPSS is a scan state, as returned by `partial-parse-sexp' or `syntax-ppss'.
> | An "outermost position" means one that it is outside of any syntactic 
> entity:
> | outside of any parentheses, comments, or strings encountered in the scan.
> | If no such position is recorded in PPSS (because the end of the scan was
> | itself at the outermost level), return nil.
> |
> `----

> Is the second line in error? e.g.

> "PPSS is a scan state, as returned by `partial-parse-sexp' or `syntax-ppss'."
>                                        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

> Shouldn't that be `parse-partial-sexp'?

> Appears with docstring current through bzr-100920

Thanks, fixed in the emacs-23 branch,


        Stefan





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