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Re: Reload file from disk

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Reload file from disk
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:55:26 +0200

> From: Florian Weimer <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:54:57 +0100
> > Sorry, I see that I misunderstood your somewhat ambiguous wording.  I
> > see what you meant now, and the answer is the same: customize
> > file-name-at-point-functions to nil, and both the behaviors that
> > annoyed you will be gone.
> The documentation for find-file et al. still could use some updating
> and a reference to file-name-at-point-functions.  For some reason, I
> was unable to find the latter.

You are absolutely right, which is why I just updated the
documentation, both the doc strings and the manual, to mention this.
I was astonished to find out that this feature was first introduced in
Emacs 23.2(!), but never mentioned even in NEWS.

> (I still find the default behavior thoroughly bizarre, but that's
> probably a matter of taste.)

I'm with you, but it looks like we are the minority nowadays.

Thanks for bringing up this awful gap in documentation.

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