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bug#16074: 24.3.50; enhancement request: Remove "pop" from command names


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#16074: 24.3.50; enhancement request: Remove "pop" from command names & doc for `C-(u|x) C-SPC'
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:47:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> See http://stackoverflow.com/a/20427244/729907.
>
> The names and doc of the commands bound to `C-u C-SPC' and `C-x C-SPC'
> are misleading, in that the commands do not really "pop" the marker
> rings. They cycle the rings.  Markers are not removed from the rings
> by such "popping".
>
> Emacs uses the verb "cycle" for this kind of behavior elsewhere.  The
> same terminology should be used here also.  We should rename
> `pop-global-mark' and rephrase the doc.

Heh.  I didn't even know that they didn't pop, after all these years.

Yes, renaming here seems like a good idea.

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