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bug#24518: 25.2.50; dired-mark-extension with prefix arg fails


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#24518: 25.2.50; dired-mark-extension with prefix arg fails
Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:48:35 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)

On Sep 24 2016, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

>> From: Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Tino Calancha <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
>> Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:15:01 +0200
>> 
>> Does it actually make sense to have to specify the character by its
>> code?
>
> Like I said: it looks a kludge, but it definitely isn't an accident.

What makes you that confident?  It look certainly like a
misunderstanding.

> I suggested to replace 'P' with 'c' in the interactive spec, to make
> it less kludgey.

"c" would make it non-optional, definitely not intented.

>> That doesn't look like this was an intented feature (being
>> undocumented).
>
> It's documented, see the doc string.

It isn't.  There is no occurence of "prefix" in the doc string.

Andreas.

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