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bug#8422: 24.0.50; doc of `apropos-internal'


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#8422: 24.0.50; doc of `apropos-internal'
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:33:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> Please add to the doc string some info about what the context is
> when/where PREDICATE is invoked.  Suppose, for instance, you wanted to
> use a PREDICATE such as this:
>
> (lambda (c)
>   (and (commandp c)
>        (where-is-internal c overriding-local-map 'non-ascii))
>
> The behavior of the PREDICATE depends on which buffer is current when it
> is invoked.  Can we assume that the buffer is the same one as when
> `apropos-internal' was invoked?  Likewise wrt the selected window.
>
> To find this info, users currently need to look at the C source code.

Uhm...  no.  As far as I can see, apropos-internal does nothing weird
like changing buffers or windows?  So it would be rather odd to document
that it doesn't do <one weird thing>.  Other mapping functions like
`sort' certainly doesn't.  Closing.

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