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Re: master 1e3b0f2: Improve doc strings of project.el

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: master 1e3b0f2: Improve doc strings of project.el
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 15:35:29 +0300

> Cc: theo@thornhill.no, philip@warpmail.net, emacs-devel@gnu.org
> From: Dmitry Gutov <dgutov@yandex.ru>
> Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 14:29:04 +0300
> > Having commands to add or remove files from the project would allow us
> > to advertise those commands as the supported means of doing so.  We
> > could also have a command to "refresh" the project, for those who for
> > some reasons will prefer doing that externally.
> These are options, of course. But this will make Emacs project support 
> more high-maintenance than in "other editors".
> Take a random modern editor, open an existing project in it (it will 
> show up in the side panel, usually). Then create a new file in its root 
> directory using some external means. If it's not ignored by existing 
> configuration, it will automatically show in the project drawer as well.
> We should support that.

As long as it makes sense, yes.  But when it starts requiring us to
jump through hoops, we don't need to be afraid of doing things

> > but if this is what you think the doc
> > string should say, then I will fix it again to be better.
> That sounds threatening.

You are always interpreting what I say in the worst possible way, for
some reason.

> Like I said, you're welcome to suggest a better phrasing, for this and 
> the other command (as long as the descriptions remain accurate). Go 
> ahead and commit the new versions, if you like.


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