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bug#3941: 23.0.96; doc for distinguishing interactive calls


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#3941: 23.0.96; doc for distinguishing interactive calls
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 22:15:35 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> This bug report is about node (elisp)Distinguish Interactive.
> Starting with Emacs 22, you introduced `called-interactively-p'.  As a
> result, the doc explaining testing for interactive use became worse,
> not better.
>
> The "recommended" way is presented first.  Why it is recommended is
> not stated, and it's not clear to me (recommended for what use cases?
> why?).  The "recommended" way does not really test whether a function
> was in fact called interactively.

Separating out the interactive parts into the `interactive' spec is just
good style, instead of sprinkling the code further down for
interactiveness.

I've read the node in question now, and I think it's quite clear, and
doesn't say anything I disagree with much, so I'm closing this bug
report.

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