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Re: Online help and help-for-help improvements

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Online help and help-for-help improvements
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 01:01:19 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu)

>>> Here is a patch which improves the online help in the
>>> following ways:
>>> - the output from C-h C-h is much easier to read and use.
>> Yes, it is much easier to read now.  It removes command names
>> (not useful for users who read this help page), but maybe we
>> could put these command names on the `help-echo' property
>> over the help key letters?
> Maybe, but I don't see what benefit that would do.
>> Also using the verb `Display' at the beginning of every line
>> seems too superfluous, i.e. instead of
> I'll change that.
>>>     * startup.el (startup-echo-area-message): Check for about-emacs.
>> Could you please fix this also in the Emacs 22 branch?
> I'd prefer if someone else would install the patch on the branch:


Juri Linkov

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