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Re: docstrings and elisp reference

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: docstrings and elisp reference
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2017 22:52:32 -0400

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  > IIRC I tried to rename them all (tho still supporting the old names,
  > marked as obsolete).  If you find some that are not marked as obsolete,
  > please report them,

The current discussion is about documenting reliably whether each
variable is a hook or not.  The old name is probably obsolete, but a
user might enter it in C-h v.  How will we say whether it is
a hook?

If C-h v can see it is an alias and look at the new name, that would
be a way to handle this.
Dr Richard Stallman
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