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bug#23873: Emacs 24.0.94: With function argdesc bitstring, Elisp manual

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: bug#23873: Emacs 24.0.94: With function argdesc bitstring, Elisp manual does not say how to get arg list
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:04:21 -0400

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  > In a few places, Hyperbole uses its own function to overload existing
  > functions with its own and needs access to the function's argument
  > signature to do this.

Rather than provide a slightly cleaner way of doing this, I'd rather
we replace it with something much cleaner.

When Hyperbole is incorporated into Emacs, it should not override any
function definitions located elsewhere in Emacs.  Not one!

Instead, we should fix those function definitions to do what Hyperbole
needs.  Either we could include in their normal definitions the
functionality that Hyperbole uses, or we could give them hooks so that
Hyperbole can add functionality to them in a modular way.

Dr Richard Stallman
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