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bug#25505: 24.5; doc of `define-minor-mode': incorrect for :keymap

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: bug#25505: 24.5; doc of `define-minor-mode': incorrect for :keymap
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:49:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> The doc says "variable name" as opposed to "expression", I think it's
> clear that expression will be evaluated, and something which is not an
> expression will not be evaluated.  I guess we could add "it should be
> an unquoted variable name..."

I agree with Drew that the paragraph about the KEYMAP arg could be
improved.  Currently we have

| Optional KEYMAP is the default keymap bound to the mode keymap.  If
| non-nil, it should be a variable name (whose value is a keymap), or
| ...

It's not clear that this is about specifying the _name_ of a keymap (a
symbol), in contrast to specifying a keymap (value).

I also agree that the doc could make clearer if and when the arguments
are evaluated.


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