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Re: [ELPA] New package: transient

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: transient
Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 15:54:47 +0300

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> Date: Sat, 2 May 2020 21:22:26 +0900
> >> Isn’t this the problem that the proposal is trying to address? So that 
> >> people can get more info from the function names without needing to know 
> >> all of the idiosyncrasies.
> > 
> > Yes.  But as I wrote earlier, I think the hopes that names will solve
> > this problem are overrated.
> I think Philippe explained it well, but it’s useful for situations where you 
> know the concept, used a bit, but haven’t used it enough to internalize the 
> function names.

Philippe did explain, we just disagree about the chances of that to
solve a significant enough portion of the problem to make a
difference.  I think the existing tools will still be needed, and so
it's better to work on making those tools more accurate.

> personally the fact that one needs to open a *Help* buffer while writing 
> elisp means that it should be improvable.

I cannot disagree more.

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