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Re: A plea for sanity from a frustrated hacker.

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: A plea for sanity from a frustrated hacker.
Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2007 23:29:29 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> BTW, I have another frustration with this function.  I like to view
> the Help buffer and visit source code from it in the *same* window.
> The former is achieved by

>     (add-hook 'same-window-regexps "\\*Help\\*\\(\\|<[0-9]+>\\)")

> But the latter is impossible since as can be seen in code above
> `help-function-def' calls the function `pop-to-buffer' which displays
> the source code buffer in a different window.

For what it's worth, I'd hate the behavior you like.
So I don't think the code is wrong because the behavior should not be
determined by the code but by user preferences.  I.e. the problem is that
the behavior of pop-to-buffer is not yet configurable enough.


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