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bug#42748: 26.3; Should `move-(beginning|end)-of-line' be in the Elisp m
bug#42748: 26.3; Should `move-(beginning|end)-of-line' be in the Elisp manual?
Sat, 08 Aug 2020 21:59:43 -0400
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> > (elisp) `Text Lines' documents `(beginning|end)-of-line'. It doesn't
> > document `move-(beginning|end)-of-line'. The Emacs manual documents
> > the latter and not the former. Is this the best approach, or did the
> > Elisp manual perhaps just not get updated when `C-a' and `C-e' were
> > changed to use the `move-*' commands?
The difference between the keyboard commands and the basic functions
is intentional. THe basic functions are useful in Lisp programs; the
move- commands are on C-a and C-e but are not worth documenting for
Lisp programs to call.
Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)