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bug#31125: 26; (emacs) `Highlight Interactively'

From: Drew Adams
Subject: bug#31125: 26; (emacs) `Highlight Interactively'
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:41:09 -0700 (PDT)

> > 1. It seems (?), by tracking backward through `highlight-symbol-at-
> point'
> > and then (thing-at-point 'symbol), that `highlight-symbol-at-point' is
> > about highlighting Lisp symbols, not text that has characters with
> > symbol-constituent syntax.  If so, it would be helpful for the doc of
> > `highlight-symbol*' to specifically say "Lisp symbol".
> No, it isn't only about Lisp.  I just tried this command in a buffer
> whose major mode is C, and it works there as I'd expect.
> Why did you decide that it was only about Lisp symbols?

My bad. You can close this bug.

(It does somehow seem to bad that someone can read the
entire Emacs manual without knowing anything about
Lisp symbols, including that there is such a critter.)

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