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Re: Documentation for "Clone Buffers" (corrected version)

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Documentation for "Clone Buffers" (corrected version)
Date: 23 Mar 2004 01:20:06 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> >     info to include libc's index by default, you can just say `info strcpy'
> > Although automatically looking in libc's index would probably work for
> > 90% of cases in practice, it does not solve the general problem.
> Without reading the user's mind, there's no way to handle `info strcpy'
> 100%, and neither does `man' handle it 100% (for the same reason).  So what
> you're saying here is not a criticism, unless you mean some specific
> problem, but I can't read your mind either.

Sorry I haven't followed this thread closely, so this may already 
have been said...

I agree that it's difficult to make the right choice in general, but
if I'm currently in a c-mode buffer in emacs, and I do (the equivalent
of) "info strcpy", it's pretty clear from the context what I mean...

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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