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bug#19114: 25.0.50; doc string of `eval-expression-print-format' is inap


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#19114: 25.0.50; doc string of `eval-expression-print-format' is inappropriate
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 17:39:49 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> (defun eval-expression-print-format (value)
>   "Format VALUE as a result of evaluated expression.
> Return a formatted string which is displayed in the echo area
> in addition to the value printed by prin1 in functions which
> display the result of expression evaluation."
>
> I don't know quite what they're trying to express here...

Oh, I understood while rewriting.  :-)  It means that this function is
used by functions like `prin1' which typically display something in the
echo area.

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