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Using 'register' and ^L

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Using 'register' and ^L
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:46:06 +0900

Dmitry Antipov writes:

 > 2) Why still using ^L?

It's not for printing, it's for section navigation in Emacs and other
capable programmer's editors.  Like GNU man pages (bash.1, I'm looking
at you![1]), they typically far overflow the printed page.

Cf. M-x {forward,backward,mark,narrow-to}-page.

The-S-in-scrollbar-stands-for-suck-ly y'rs,

[1]  No, I'm not interested in hearing about The Official GNU
Documentation Format.

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