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Re: The minibuffer vs. Dialog Boxes (Re: Making XEmacs be more up-to-dat

From: Brady Montz
Subject: Re: The minibuffer vs. Dialog Boxes (Re: Making XEmacs be more up-to-date)
Date: 22 Apr 2002 09:56:35 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) XEmacs/21.5 (bamboo)

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > From: Brady Montz <address@hidden>
> > Date: 21 Apr 2002 10:17:13 -0700
> > 
> > I didn't say you didn't use them. Just that I haven't seen many doc
> > strings that take much advantage of them for the "see also" purpose. 
> How about sending bug reports about the missing references?  Or even
> suggesting what related functions/variables should be mentioned in
> specific doc string?

Well, I'm not sure the doc string is the right place for all that
actually. At the very least, I've seen so few doc strings with
a full set of cross-references that if it is a bug report, it would be
a pretty big one.

> > Taking my running example of sort-lines, It's doc tells me about it's
> > config variable sort-fold-case, but I had to do a find-library sort
> > to look at the source to find out about sort-paragraphs, sort-pages,
> > sort-fields, ...
> I think "C-h a sort-" would have told you that faster...

see my other reply to Stephen Turnbull 

 Brady Montz

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