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bug#31311: 27.0; doc of `pcase'

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: bug#31311: 27.0; doc of `pcase'
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 20:31:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> It seems that no one really cares to document this facility.  Maybe
> 'pcase' is seen as a kind of test: if you succeed in using and
> understanding it without any clear documentation, you are admitted to
> certain quarters where only wizards can enter.
> What you see in the manual is mostly the result of desperate efforts
> of a single individual to have something remotely palatable in our
> documentation.

My impression was more that there were diametral conceptions of how a
good documentation would look like.  And there _has_ been some
improvements of the original (sparse) docs, I now find the docstring of
the macro itself quite good (and complete).  The texts in the manual are
not so good for otoh, I agree.


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