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bug#16074: 24.3.50; enhancement request: Remove "pop" from command names
bug#16074: 24.3.50; enhancement request: Remove "pop" from command names & doc for `C-(u|x) C-SPC'
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 09:28:50 +0300
> From: Stefan Kangas <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 07:40:37 +0200
> Cc: address@hidden
> >> The names and doc of the commands bound to `C-u C-SPC' and `C-x C-SPC'
> >> are misleading, in that the commands do not really "pop" the marker
> >> rings. They cycle the rings. Markers are not removed from the rings
> >> by such "popping".
> >> Emacs uses the verb "cycle" for this kind of behavior elsewhere. The
> >> same terminology should be used here also. We should rename
> >> `pop-global-mark' and rephrase the doc.
> > Heh. I didn't even know that they didn't pop, after all these years.
> > Yes, renaming here seems like a good idea.
> How about the attached patch?
IMO, doing this is a waste of time, energy, VC resources and whatnot.
Just one opinion.