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RE: defcustom and the stars.

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: defcustom and the stars.
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 14:49:03 -0800

I said:

> Wrt your point: That's why I define a command `apropos-option' in 
> one of my libraries. I think we should have commands 
> `apropos-option' and `describe-option', which are limited to user 
> options. Just as we intentionally bind `C-h a' to 
> `apropos-command', not to `apropos', so we would privilege 
> `describe-option' over `describe-variable' in the user doc. We 
> might even want to bind `C-h o' to it, and advertise that instead 
> of (i.e. more than) `C-h v'.

I had forgotten that `apropos-variable' is limited to user options (without 
`C-u'). My version is different: `apropos-option' is limited to options, and 
`apropos-variable' gives all vars.

Sorry about this confusion.

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