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RE: Odd unused yank-handler arguments

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Odd unused yank-handler arguments
Date: Sun, 2 May 2010 12:55:09 -0700

> > 2. However, why not give the reason for the change?
> >    Perhaps the reason is that those functions should never 
> >    have had such an arg.  Or perhaps it is that they no longer
> >    need it.  Or that no existing code using them uses the arg.
> >    Or...
> IIUC the yank-handler code evolved a bit before finding its 
> meaning, and those args are left overs from this process: they
> seemed like a good idea at the time, but in the end all we
> really care about and need is the `yank-handler' property.

See? That wasn't so hard to explain.

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