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Re: proposal: edit-rectangle

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: proposal: edit-rectangle
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:08:05 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/25.1.50 (darwin)

>>>>> Kaushal Modi <address@hidden> writes:

> - The functions need docstrings
> - It will also be useful to document them in the manual ( (emacs)
> Rectangles )

Ah, of course. :)

> - I first wondered why you named it edit-rectangle instead of
> rectangle-edit. But then I realized that all rectangle commands are named
> that way: kill-rectangle, clear-rectangle, etc.. So that's why?

Yes, for people who use this function via M-x, I wanted it to fit with their
intuition based on how the other rectangle editing functions are named.

Personally I'd prefer the uniformity of rectangle-*, but I don't think this
function should be an outlier only for that reason.

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