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Re: Apropos commands and regexps

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Apropos commands and regexps
Date: Sun, 19 May 2002 14:02:24 +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:

>>       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.
>> Could you please give a concrete explanation of what you mean?
> C-h i m emacs i paste RET
> will make you jump to the glossary where it says "see killing and yanking",
> so the user should then know to search for `yank'.

This won't work for more complicated queries, only for the
single-word case.  What happens when the user searches for "cut
line"?  The fact that "cut" is mentioned in the glossary won't help
so much.  (I assume that "cut" is mentioned in the glossary.)

Silence is foo!

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