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bug#5105: 23.1; doc string of facemenu-set-face


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#5105: 23.1; doc string of facemenu-set-face
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 18:06:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

>> > The doc string should say explicitly what the args are. In 
>> > particular, it should say that FACE can be a string or a symbol.
>> 
>> What does FACE mean if FACE is a string?
>
> You tell me.  And other users.
>
> The answer is apparently...the face name.
> E.g., you can use the symbol `bold' or the string "bold".

Then I think it should be left undocumented.  That the command takes a
string sounds like an historical artifact and should not be encouraged.

I'm closing this report.

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