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Re: Proposal for an improved `help-for-help'

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: Re: Proposal for an improved `help-for-help'
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2021 05:57:46 -0700

Howard Melman <hmelman@gmail.com> writes:

>>>>    R       Show given manual
>>> For w above you say "a given command" maybe these two
>>> should match?
>> Eli suggested "Show specified command", which I think is okay.  I'm not
                       ^^^^^^^^^ specific
>> sure they should match as they are far apart, and IMHO they read a bit
>> better this way.
> I prefer the word "specified" too.  I don't think their
> distance makes any difference.  I'd used specified in both places.

OK, I'm going with:

    "Show which key runs a specific command"
    "Show a specific manual"

>>>>    S       Find symbol in Info manual for current programming language

Eli suggested "Show description of symbol in pertinent manual".

> I was just referring to it use in "Debugging GNU Emacs".  I
> think that should be "Debugging Emacs".  The "GNU" should stay
> in "(GNU General Public License)" and also in the warranty
> description.

Oh, right.  Yes, that makes more sense; removed.

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