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bug#1149: 23.0.60; C-h m should mention command that toggles mode and it


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#1149: 23.0.60; C-h m should mention command that toggles mode and its file
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:40:44 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> How to toggle a minor mode is a frequently posed question.
> `C-h m' should speak to it.
>
> It's the same for all minor modes, and it should be stated in
> the output of `C-h m'.  It need be said only once for all
> minor modes, but it should be said.  It shouldn't take more
> than a sentence.
>
> Another frequent question is how to turn OFF a major mode.
> It's not obvious that the answer is to turn ON some other
> major mode.

I disagree.  These informational screens can't cover everything the user
might possibly want to know in any situation.  Since there are now links
to the docs of each mode, and those mode strings cover that, having that
info in the C-h m screen is unnecessary.

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