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Re: docstrings and elisp reference

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: docstrings and elisp reference
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2017 15:52:25 -0400

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When you want to refer to documentation on a function whose context
you already basically know, you probably want the doc string, because
doc strings are made for that.  The manual is made for when you want
to learn about a certain feature, including various functions and

They are both important, and each should be written in the way that is
best for its job.  Which means, quite differently.

Dr Richard Stallman
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