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bug#10384: 23.2; Emacs Lisp Reference Manual - incorrect or unclear docu


From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#10384: 23.2; Emacs Lisp Reference Manual - incorrect or unclear documentation about invocation condition of hooks pre-command-hook and post-command-hook
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 16:36:02 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>>> Normal hook run before each command is executed.
>>> 
>>> I could perhaps change this to say:
>>> 
>>> Normal hook run before any command is executed interactively.
>
>> This probably isn't an improvement though, because it might suggest that
>> call-interactively runs these hooks, when it doesn't.
>
> Agreed.  If we want to be more careful we'd have to say something like
> "Hook run before the command loop executes a command".

I've clarified the Lisp manual along these lines.





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