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Re: emacs doc changes

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: emacs doc changes
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 11:58:29 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
>> Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 16:44:43 -0400
>> Cc: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>, address@hidden
>> Let me also remind people that diff-mode.el provides diff-context->unified
>> and diff-unified->context commands.
> ``Remind us''?  You mean, we were supposed to know that somehow?
> The manual says almost nothing about diff-mode, which IMHO is a shame,
> since it's a great time savior.  For example, yesterday I found out
> (by sheer luck, simply because I typed a command in the wrong buffer)
> that "C-x 4 a" does TRT in the diffs buffer, i.e. looks up the hunk's
> function in the original file and generates a correct ChangeLog
> entry.

So do C-x v v and other version control commands.  I use them quite
more often from the diff buffer than elsewhere.

> I think at least emacs-xtra.texi should include some decent
> documentation for a feature which any serious programmer should be
> using every day.

Wouldn't that be more important to mention in the version control

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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