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Re: make-variable-buffer-local change

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: make-variable-buffer-local change
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 19:41:05 +0200

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 19:35, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:

> Interesting that the doc string would say that Dired uses this. It does not,
> AFAICT - it _sets_ this var, so that others, such as buff-menu can use it. The
> same thing holds for shell, AFAICT.
> "Use" here should mean uses the variable to display its value in a buffer
> listing (as the first part of the doc string suggests).
> IOW, the only modes the doc string mentions as examples of using this variable
> do not in fact use it - they do not display buffer listings at all. Instead,
> they merely set the value so that others can use it.

I'd say "use" covers both kinds of use, but I'll defer to natives.

> Please correct the doc string accordingly.

Don't hesitate to send a patch and I'll commit it ASAP.


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