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bug#28070: 24.5; doc string of `eval-buffer'


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#28070: 24.5; doc string of `eval-buffer'
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:39:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> The doc string should, like Elisp manual node `Eval', mention that this
> does NOT always "Execute the current buffer as Lisp code."  It acts on the 
> current buffer restriction, if any.
>
> As the manual says:
>
>   `eval-buffer' operates on the entire accessible portion of buffer
>                                        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
> That qualification changes everything.  We don't always need to point
> out explicitly that a particular function acts on the accessible portion
> of the buffer, but it is important to do so in this case.

Looks like this was fixed in 2015:

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Execute the accessible portion of current buffer as Lisp code.


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