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John S. Yates, Jr.
Thu, 08 Jun 2006 10:28:27 -0400
martin rudalics <address@hidden> writes:
>a command-apropos. Give a list of words or a regexp, to get a list of
> commands whose names match. See also the apropos command.
>c describe-key-briefly. Type a command key sequence;
> it prints the function name that sequence runs.
>d apropos-documentation. Give a pattern (a list or words or a regexp), and
> see a list of functions, variables, and other items whose built-in
> doucmentation string matches that pattern. See also the apropos
In a similar vein... What is the difference between "give"
and "type"? Even if terminology is not unified around "type"
I suggest that input in response to a prompt is more commonly
"entered" than "given".
I can see some symmetry in the description of command-apropos:
give / get. The same does not hold for the description of