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bug#26301: 24.5; `define-derived-mode': different signatures for doc str
bug#26301: 24.5; `define-derived-mode': different signatures for doc string & manual
Sun, 28 Jul 2019 00:19:27 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:
> > \(fn CHILD PARENT NAME [DOCSTRING] [KEYWORDS...] &rest BODY)
> > So I've now done this and adjusted the rest of the doc string
> > accordingly.
> Sounds good. That's what I suggested, but with the
> addition of the `...' (good).
> However, in that case, KEYWORDS is the _wrong_ name.
In a similar case, `define-globalized-minor-mode' uses the name KEYS
(it's the name of the &rest arg though).
> The name should be KEYWORD or KEYWORD-ENTRY or KEYWORD-PAIR or some
I all find that not better. KEYWORD fails to say that values are
included. KEYWORD-ENTRY and KEYWORD-PAIR are confising, they make it
look like you would have to specify conses or two element lists.
I would prefer something like [KEYWORD VALUE ...], though I guess that
would then confuse eldoc.