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bug#10023: 24.0.91; `mark-whole-buffer' doesn't always "mark the whole b

From: Dani Moncayo
Subject: bug#10023: 24.0.91; `mark-whole-buffer' doesn't always "mark the whole buffer"
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 21:53:08 +0100

> From the Emacs manual on narrowing:
>    When you have narrowed down to a part of the buffer, that part
>    appears to be all there is.  You can't see the rest, you can't move
>    into it (motion commands won't go outside the accessible part), you
>    can't change it in any way.
> This is a common concept that I don't think needs to be explained in
> the doc of every command that it might effect.

Maybe not.

> `mark-whole-buffer'
> definitely does not need to be renamed.

I still think that the "whole" part is unnecessary and unfortunate.

But well, if you don't think it's worth the trouble, close this bug
report.  I certainly can live with it, and there are many other issues
more important than this one, of course.

Dani Moncayo

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