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bug#11999: 24.1.50; New Info file suffix ".info" breaks `Info-find-node-

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: bug#11999: 24.1.50; New Info file suffix ".info" breaks `Info-find-node-2'
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2012 17:36:07 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>> >> Note that most uses of `user-error' are correct in that they signal
>> >> conditions which are usually simply due to a mistaken manipulation
>> >> (such as trying to move past the EOB)
>> > That's a coincidence: we tend to want the no-debug behavior for user
>> > errors.  Bu the feature is not about user errors, it's about not
>> > entering the debugger.
>> No, it's not just a coincidence: if the problem is not due to the author
>> of the code having made a mistake, then it can basically only be due to
>> a mistake of the user in its larger sense (which includes the steps the
>> user or his sysadmin did to set up the system).
> Let's take the use case of typing "i foobar" and getting "No 'foobar'
> in index." in response.  Whose fault/mistake is this?

I think it is clearly a "user error".


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