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bug#17707: 24.4.50; doc string of `align-newline-and-indent'


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#17707: 24.4.50; doc string of `align-newline-and-indent'
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:28:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

>> >   A replacement function for `newline-and-indent', aligning as it goes.
>> >
>> > Aligning how?  Aligning what?  With respect to what?
>> >
>> > Please spend some time to come up with a description of _what this
>> > function does_.  In addition to indenting, it does some aligning - fine.
>> > Aligning what to what?  How? (I.e., what does "aligning" mean in this
>> > context?)
>> 
>> I've now made the doc string mention that it uses `align' to do
>> alignment.
>
> OK, but what alignment?  What does it align with what?

`align' presumably explains that sufficiently.

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