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Re: locate-with-filter

From: Luc Teirlinck
Subject: Re: locate-with-filter
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 16:47:23 -0600 (CST)

Richard Stallman wrote:

       It still produces a link, in the sense that it will show the docstring
       of the function `locate' if you hit RET on the `locate' in
       "program `locate'"

   Why is that?  Can you debug it?

It seems to be a result of a feature that, I believe, Stefan
implemented whereby, in a docstring, RET or Mouse-2 lead to the doc of
anything that has a definition as a Lisp variable, face or function,
regardless of whether it is quoted.  So if you do RET on say
"and, or, when, if, not", even if non-quoted and even if used as plain
English words instead of Lisp symbols, you get the doc of the
corresponding Lisp function.  In particular, this is true of the word



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