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Re: split-window as a command

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: split-window as a command
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:29:12 +0200

> The doc string of split-window says "Interactively, SIZE is the prefix
> argument."  But in fact, invoking split-window with a prefix argument
> has no effect, because its interactive spec is "i".  Maybe this is just
> a doc bug, since, when split-window was still a C function, its doc
> string said "Interactively, all arguments are nil."  But I don't see why
> it is a command at all any more: invoked interactively, it has exactly
> the same effect as invoking split-window-below without a prefix
> argument, and since the latter does not ignore a prefix argument passed
> to it, it does more than interactively called split-window.  So it
> appears to be superfluous for split-window to be a command.  Or am I
> overlooking something?

Everything you say here is correct.  Can you please fix it?

Thanks, martin

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