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bug#25294: 26.0.50; Allow more catch-all values for cl-defmethod's &cont


From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: bug#25294: 26.0.50; Allow more catch-all values for cl-defmethod's &context plus major-mode specializer
Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:42:43 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Noam Postavsky <address@hidden> writes:

> [forwarding to list]

Whoops, sorry.

[...]

>> A year later, older and wiser, I agree that maybe all that's needed is
>> more documentation. I just noticed that, at some point in the interim,
>> the documentation for generic functions has been greatly expanded, which
>> is nice!
>>
>> I'd like to add the following to the docs:
>>
>> 1. The &context thing has to come after the required arguments, but
>>    before any &optional or &rest things.
>> 2. You can have an arbitrary number of forms following &context.
>> 3. The &context arguments don't have to match the declared arguments in
>>    `cl-defgeneric'.
>> 4. Ergo they can be left off altogether without needing to be
>>    specifically declared as nil or what have you, ie, my original bug
>>    report isn't really a bug.
>>
>> If this looks okay, I'll have at the docs.

> Sounds good to me.

Here's my diff.

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