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Why is M-; not showing up in <lang-mode> C-h m help?

From: Sivaram Neelakantan
Subject: Why is M-; not showing up in <lang-mode> C-h m help?
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:34:18 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.130007 (Ma Gnus v0.7) Emacs/24.3 (windows-nt)

I just noticed that M-; (comment-dwim) does not show in C-h m for the
language/source code one is writing the script for.  Why is that?  In
sh-mode,python mode it's not there at all.  Given that
commenting/uncommenting is fairly common task in source editing,
shouldn't the key map be part of the mode help too?  

It does show up under C-h k but that's irrelevant to a new user of a

I only noticed this now because of a post in comp.Emacs from someone
asking for help on commenting.


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