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Re: "What's This?" in Describe submenu

From: Luc Teirlinck
Subject: Re: "What's This?" in Describe submenu
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 18:05:14 -0500 (CDT)

Stefan Monnier wrote:

   I've several times hesitated when writing a docstring: should it document
   the function or the command.

I normally include paragraphs saying "When used interactively..." to
document the command and "When used from Lisp..." to document the
function.  But the fact remains that for complete newbies, the Emacs
manual usually provides better documentation than docstrings.



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