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bug#20654: 25.0.50; doc string of `query-replace': Describe interactive


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#20654: 25.0.50; doc string of `query-replace': Describe interactive behavior first
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:29:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> Describe the command first of all from the point of view of an
> interactive user, and only secondarily from the point of view of a Lisp
> programmer.
>
> The description starts out correctly, in that vein.  But it does not
> describe the use of a prefix arg.  An Emacs user must wade through the
> entire description, including specifics about each of the Lisp
> parameters, before getting to the info about the prefix arg.  And even
> then s?he must read attentively or s?he will miss it.
>
> This StackExchange question, as well as comments and answers provided by
> fairly experienced Emacs[Lisp] users, supports the need to fix this:
> http://emacs.stackexchange.com/q/12688/105

I've now moved it earlier and rephrased it.

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