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Re: Why looking-at-p works?

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: Why looking-at-p works?
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 14:06:29 +0100
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How about this patch?

On 2018-03-07, at 10:09, Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 2018-03-06, at 23:23, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Where is it documented?  I could find it neither in the Elisp
>>> Reference nor in let's docstring.
>> You might need to read a tiny bit between the lines, but this
>> (from (elisp) `Local Variables') pretty much suggests it:
>>   Sometimes it is useful to give a variable a "local value"-a
>>   value that takes effect only within a certain part of a Lisp
>>   program.
>> It might have said "is in effect" instead of "takes effect".
>>   To take another example, the 'let' special form explicitly
>>   establishes local bindings for specific variables, which
>>   take effect within the body of the 'let' form.
>> Again, "are in effect only" instead of "take effect".
>> (Consider suggesting a doc improvement for this point -
>> `M-x report-emacs-bug'.  And yes, probably the doc string
>> should mention "_local_ variable".)
> Thanks (to you, and also to Nick) for pointing me here.  I would not
> call this very explicit;-).  I'll try to prepare a patch for the docs
> today.
> Best,

Marcin Borkowski

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