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Re: Your commit 7409a79

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Your commit 7409a79
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:09:28 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> [Present tense]
>   > Duh, I can't find it either, even though I'm absolutely positively
>   > certain I've seen it (and have been pointed to it) in the past.
> Strange, I also remember writing about this and I don't know where it
> was.

M-x (info "(elisp) Documentation Tips")

   • Write documentation strings in the active voice, not the passive,
     and in the present tense, not the future.  For instance, use
     “Return a list containing A and B.” instead of “A list containing A
     and B will be returned.”

David Kastrup

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