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bug#11955: 24.1.50; nit about "point" vs "cursor" in error msg

From: Drew Adams
Subject: bug#11955: 24.1.50; nit about "point" vs "cursor" in error msg
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 23:06:32 -0700

emacs -Q
C-h i
Put the cursor on a menu title such as `Emacs', not on a menu item.
Hit `RET'.
You see this user-error message:
"Point neither on reference nor in menu item description"
Technically, that's not quite correct.  Point is a position.  It is the
cursor position (just before it).  A position is not "on" or "in"
something.  It is more correct to say that the _cursor_ is not on...
In GNU Emacs (i386-mingw-nt5.1.2600)
 of 2012-07-16 on MARVIN
Bzr revision: 109106 address@hidden
Windowing system distributor `Microsoft Corp.', version 5.1.2600
Configured using:
 `configure --with-gcc (4.6) --no-opt --enable-checking --cflags

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