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put value last in *Help* buffer for C-h v?

From: Drew Adams
Subject: put value last in *Help* buffer for C-h v?
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 13:45:10 -0700

I wonder if it wouldn't be better to systematically put the variable's value
last in the *Help* buffer for `C-h v'?

Consider, for example, what you see for something like

 font-lock-syntax-table is a variable defined in `font-lock.el'.
 Its value is shown below.

 Non-nil means use this syntax table for fontifying.
 If this is nil, the major mode's syntax table is used.
 This is normally set via `font-lock-defaults'.

 #^[t nil
         nil syntax-table]

 Local in buffer font-lock.el; global value is nil


The "..." here represents 12,228 lines. This is an extreme case, of course,
but wouldn't it always be best to put the value last? The information about
the local and global values, and the [back] button, are more convenient if
presented before the value, no?

We might also consider placing a second [back] button after the value, if it
is longer than, say, 50 lines.

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