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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 07:20:16 -0700 (PDT)
> >> 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.
> > Yes, renaming here seems like a good idea.
> How about the attached patch?
Maybe I missed something when perusing the patch,
but it looks like it addresses only the global
mark ring (`C-x C-SPC'), not also the (local)
mark ring (`C-u C-SPC').
The enhancement request is about both. The doc
for both speaks of "pop" instead of cycle.