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Re: Apropos commands and regexps

From: Alex Schroeder
Subject: Re: Apropos commands and regexps
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 11:50:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) writes:

> In case the user enters M-x apropos RET paste RET, it would make more
> sense if the response is an informative message:
>  Note: Emacs uses the term "yank" for pasting text into a buffer.
> It could then offer to search using "yank" instead of "paste".
> This would have the benefit of teaching the user the proper terms.

Yes, Google does something similar when you mistype your query.
Google would reply "Did you mean *yank*?" and yank would be a link
(button) which will execute the new query.


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