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bug#18087: 24.4.50; doc string of `kill-region'


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#18087: 24.4.50; doc string of `kill-region'
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:16:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> This text was added to the doc string for Emacs 24.4:
>
>  The optional argument REGION if non-nil, indicates that we're not just 
> killing
>  some text between BEG and END, but we're killing the region.
>
> 1. That text should be filled, so the lines are no wider than 70
>    columns.
>
> 2. The text should say what this "indication" MEANS.  To what or to
>    whom are "we" indicating this fact?  And why?  What is the
>    USER-VISIBLE EFFECT of a non-nil REGION arg?  Why/when would might
>    one want to pass non-nil REGION?  IOW, WHAT IS THIS PARAMETER FOR?

The doc string has been fixed sometime during the last year.

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