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bug#8853: 24.0.50; regression: doc string of `special-display-popup-fram


From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#8853: 24.0.50; regression: doc string of `special-display-popup-frame'
Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2011 15:05:24 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)

martin rudalics <address@hidden> writes:

>> This regression was introduced in release 23.1.  Prior to that release,
>> the doc string said, correctly,
>> "If ARGS is a list whose car is a symbol, use (car ARGS) as a function
>> to do the work.  Pass it BUFFER as first arg, and (cdr ARGS) as the
>> rest of its args."
>>  Now it says, incorrectly,
>> "If ARGS is a list whose car is a symbol, use (car ARGS) as a
>> function to do the work.  Pass it BUFFER as first argument,
>> and (cdr ARGS) as second."
>>  If ARGS is a list whose car is a symbol `f', then
>> `special-display-popup-frame' invokes `f', passing it as arguments,
>> BUFFER followed by all of the elements in (cdr ARGS).  The arity of `f'
>> is the length of ARGS, not just 2.  We do not pass `f' (cdr ARGS) as a
>> second argument.
>
> Indeed.  Could someone please restore the old doc-string in Emacs 23?

Fixed.





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