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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'
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 06:13:59 -0700 (PDT)
> > > A position is NOT popped off the ring. That's what's
> > > wrong with all of these. Likewise, the doc in the
> > > manuals.
> > >
> > > The enhancement request is to fix this wrong
> > > terminology wrt BOTH `global-mark-ring' and
> > > `mark-ring'.
> > And `yank' doesn't yank, and `kill' doesn't kill literally.
> And 'window' is not a window, it's a pane; and 'frame' is actually a
> window, etc. etc.
And all of those terms are standard Emacs
terminology, defined clearly and used
That's not the case with this outlier use
of "pop", which is not a pop but is exactly
what Emacs calls "cycling" of a ring.
And again, it's about the doc also, not
just the function names.