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Re: [External] : Re: master 7f53446: Doc fix for y-or-n-p; trailing spac


From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: [External] : Re: master 7f53446: Doc fix for y-or-n-p; trailing space is no longer needed
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2023 17:14:43 +0100

>>>>> On Wed, 4 Jan 2023 16:12:23 +0000, Drew Adams <drew.adams@oracle.com> 
>>>>> said:

    >> >> (but `yes-or-no-p' should be fixed to add a space if there
    >> >> isnʼt one).
    >> 
    Drew> I'm not following this thread, so apologies if
    Drew> my comment is irrelevant or misguided.
    >> 
    >> If you were, your comments would have been shorter

    Drew> If I were what?

following the thread

    >> - `y-or-n-p' has, since emacs 24.3 or so, appended a space to the prompt
    >> if there wasnʼt one
    >> - `yes-or-no-p' doesnʼt mess with the prompt
    >> 
    >> This discussion is about the documentation of those two facts, which
    >> needs adjusting since itʼs currently incorrect. 

    Drew> Oh, it's the _doc_ that needs adjusting to those facts?
    Drew> OK, then.  So no change in the _behavior_ is being
    Drew> considered.

Not seriously, no

    >> There was a suggestion by me to maybe align `yes-or-no-p'
    >> behaviour (what you call "dwim") to match `y-or-n-p',
    >> but since thatʼs 'legacy' I doubt itʼs going to be done.

    Drew> OK, so nothing is changing, apparently.  Sorry for the noise.

See, this is why you should follow the thread :-)

Robert
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