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bug#8368: 24.0.50; "temp" means "help" - rename or at least document

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#8368: 24.0.50; "temp" means "help" - rename or at least document
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:28:18 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> Maybe we could proceed as follows:
>> (1) In my Emacs I moved `internal-temp-output-buffer-show' to Elisp and
>> intend to apply this change to the trunk soon.  Other from that, leave
>> `with-output-to-temp-buffer' unchanged.

This was done, I think...

>> (2) Provide a new macro which does almost the same as
>> `with-output-to-temp-buffer', runs similar hooks ...  Maybe we find some
>> improvements though.
>> (3) Change all callers of `with-output-to-temp-buffer' in Emacs 24 to
>> use the new macro and *not permanently* add their functions to the new
>> hooks.  Whether we use another wrapper for this like `with-help-window'
>> or bind the hook temporarily seems a matter of taste.
>> (4) Declare `with-output-to-temp-buffer' obsolete.
> Sounds like a good plan,

But the rest was not.  Instead `with-output-to-temp-buffer' has been
documented to run help-mode by default, so perhaps somebody decided on
not doing this changearoo?

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