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Re: jinx

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: jinx
Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2023 12:51:24 +0200
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Philip Kaludercic <philipk@posteo.net> writes:

> > But the name is still unhelpful.  It seems to enable Flyspell mode for
> > strings and comments only.  But you'd never guess that from its name.
> > The name suggests it is a mode function, but I doesn't follow the
> > conventions for those.
> >
> > Can those things be corrected?
> It should be possible to add a defalias with a different name, but
> personally I don't think the name is that confusing.  The docstring is
> pretty clear as well.  Then again, I know about prog-mode which is
> something that newcomers might not?

Could be the intention was to abbreviate something like "flyspell mode
for programming" and that the name doesn't refer to `prog-mode' at all.

If that is true (I don't know) - it would be a very bad name indeed.


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