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bug#18318: 24.4.50; doc of `file-readable-p'


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#18318: 24.4.50; doc of `file-readable-p'
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 19:24:48 +0300

> Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:07:31 -0800 (GMT-08:00)
> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> It is (I think) far more common for a file or directory name
> (string) to be passed as an argument than it is for a FIFO,
> device node, etc. to be passed.  The directory case is common,
> and the doc misleads.

Why do you say it misleads?  A directory is just a kind of file (the
manual explains that, if the user doesn't already know).  So I see
nothing misleading here.





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