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bug#31579: emacs-lisp-intro.texi - line 1267 - echo area shows `4 (#o4,


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#31579: emacs-lisp-intro.texi - line 1267 - echo area shows `4 (#o4, #x4, ?\C-d)' and not just `4'.
Date: Thu, 24 May 2018 19:52:34 +0300

> From: Van L <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 24 May 2018 20:38:12 +1000
> 
> It could say, ``You will see the number @code{4} (and other details in a 
> list) appear in the echo area.''

I preferred to describe the other details in a footnote, so that the
text sounds less vague, and thus runs a lower risk of confusing
people.

(The original text evidently wasn't updated when the display of
integer evaluation was changed sometimes during the Emacs 20.x
series.)

Thanks.





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