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bug#19116: 25.0.50; doc string of `eval-expression'


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#19116: 25.0.50; doc string of `eval-expression'
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 20:22:52 +0300

> Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 09:04:12 -0800 (GMT-08:00)
> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> > > The doc string says only what this function does "When called
> > > interactively".  It says nothing about what it does when called from
> > > Lisp.  Please complete the description of the function, to take care of
> > > this.
> > 
> > This is how the doc starts:
> > 
> > Evaluate EXP and print value in the echo area.
> > When called interactively, read an Emacs Lisp expression and evaluate it.
> > 
> > So I see no need to change anything here.
> 
> Doc for commands should present the behavior first in terms
> of interactive use - as a command, for all users.

Which is what it does.

> Only after that should it describe use of the command from
> Lisp code.

Which is what it does.

> The first line of the doc string should not be the first line
> of the doc string.

You are contradicting yourself.





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