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Re: [ELPA] New package: transient

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: transient
Date: Sat, 02 May 2020 19:26:12 +0300

> From: Philippe Vaucher <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 2 May 2020 18:12:37 +0200
> Cc: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>, address@hidden, 
>       Richard Stallman <address@hidden>, Emacs developers <address@hidden>
>  You are missing the fact that it's impossible to make all functions
>  related to regexps begin with "regexp-", because some of them are also
>  related to lists or strings or buffers or email or projects.  Or are
>  you suggesting to have dozens of different aliases for each function,
>  one each for every class to which it could possibly belong?
> How big is this "some of them" you are talking about? Are they really about 
> regexp, or another topic?

"C-u C-h a regexp RET" and see for yourself.

> And are you implying that because we cannot do all of them, we should do any 
> of them?

No, I'm not implying that.

>  >  The above are _commands_ not functions.  The equivalent would be
>  >  "C-h a regexp search RET", which does do what you want, I think.
>  > 
>  > This again gives me a giant list where a majority of what is listed is not 
> what I'd like. 
>  "Giant"?  I see 11 hits (in "emacs -Q").
> In "Emacs -Q" you are correct. Without "-Q" the list is here 
> https://www.ideone.com/35kbNi. On that list only
> line 116-127 are relevant to what I search.

You didn't type "C-h a", because that only shows commands.

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