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bug#7466: 24.0.50; (emacs) `Menu Mouse Clicks' conflicts with code obsol


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#7466: 24.0.50; (emacs) `Menu Mouse Clicks' conflicts with code obsolescence
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 16:53:05 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> The footnote on this manual page tells you how to put the mouse-3 menu
> on mouse-3 instead of on C-mouse-3 (the default).  It tells you to bind
> `mouse-popup-menubar-stuff'.
>
> But in mouse.el, that function (as well as the other mouse-3 menu
> functions) has been declared obsolete since 23.1.
>
> There is no comment in the code indicating what now replaces these
> functions - what to use instead.  And I find nothing in NEWS or NEWS.23
> (or NEWS.22) about "mouse-3" or "popup".  Grepping the Lisp sources
> didn't help either.
>
> How are users supposed to know how to code this, now that these
> functions are obsolete?  What is the right way to do it now?  Where in
> the Lisp code is C-mouse-3 doted with menus (e.g. the major-mode
> menubar menu)?

Good question.  I see from bzr that Juanma marked the function as
obsolete.  Do you know what this is all about?

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