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bug#31713: 26.1.50; Docstring for 'empty' whitespace-style is clearer th


From: Basil L. Contovounesios
Subject: bug#31713: 26.1.50; Docstring for 'empty' whitespace-style is clearer than manual
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 18:06:01 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

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"Basil L. Contovounesios" <address@hidden> writes:

> The 'empty' whitespace-style option is described under
> "(emacs) Useless Whitespace" as follows:
>
>   ‘empty’
>        Highlight empty lines.
>
> The docstring of whitespace-style, on the other hand, is a bit clearer
> w.r.t. which lines are considered empty:
>
>   empty                empty lines at beginning and/or end of buffer
>                        are visualized via faces.
>                        It has effect only if `face' (see above)
>                        is present in `whitespace-style'.
>
> I think the manual should also mention the BOB/EOB restriction.

I attach a potential amendment.

Thanks,

-- 
Basil

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