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Re: Apropos commands and regexps

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Apropos commands and regexps
Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 13:59:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090007 (Oort Gnus v0.07) Emacs/21.2.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> writes:

> This discussion focuses too narrowly on apropos for my taste.
> Of course, you may argue "it's because that's what the subject says",
> but truly I think that if we want to spiff things up, we had better
> do something that searches through var names, fun names, docstrings
> and the manuals.  For instance all the talk about adding "synonyms"
> seems to be unnecessary if you consider that an Info-index search will
> already provide that kind of thing.

I started writing documentation.el.  The idea was to search all
documentation that's available to Emacs: symbol names, docstrings,
info files, man pages, ...  I wish I had time to pursue this project :-|

Silence is foo!

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