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bug#41021: [PATCH] New command apropos-function

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: bug#41021: [PATCH] New command apropos-function
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 06:06:14 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:

> Stefan Kangas <stefan@marxist.se> writes:
>> I've often found myself reaching for 'apropos-function' command, and
>> found it strange that it was missing.  This typically would happen by
>> saying M-x apropos- TAB.  So now I got frustrated again and I decided
>> to bite the bullet and implement it.
> [...]
>> +;;;###autoload
>> +(defun apropos-function (pattern)
>> +  "Show functions that match PATTERN.
>> +
>> +PATTERN can be a word, a list of words (separated by spaces),
> There was some disagreement whether this duplicates apropos-command
> unnecessarily, but I think (as I think most of the people who commented)
> that this seems useful -- it helps with discovery, which I think is a
> good thing.

Should it be announced in NEWS?

Best regards,
Stefan Kangas

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