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bug#8452: 24.0.50; doc of `pp' and related functions


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#8452: 24.0.50; doc of `pp' and related functions
Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2011 17:48:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> 1. Users should not need to dive into the `pp' source code to discover
> its behavior.  The doc string should describe that.  And its behavior
> is designed to change with these vars.  Those behavior differences
> need to be pointed out.

Not even `princ' describes what is does with the myriad `print-*'
variables.  I think the assumption is that someone who uses the Lisp
printer are aware that these things exist, and repeating it in all the
print-related function is unnecessary.

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