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Re: docstrings and elisp reference

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: docstrings and elisp reference
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2017 05:32:41 +0300

> Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2017 20:14:23 +0000
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, address@hidden,
>   address@hidden, address@hidden
> From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> > > For what it's worth, I read the Elisp manual frequently.
> > Okay. But do you refer to it more often than to docstrings?
> No, I refer to doc strings more often, but I probably spend about the
> same amount of time reading doc strings and the manuals.  With Emacs
> being so extensive, I can't possibly hold the details of even what I use
> every day in my head.  Heck, I even consult the CC Mode manual (which I
> largely wrote) to help me adjust my CC Mode configuration.

That's also my experience, FWIW.

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