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Re: require basic stuff from specific packages


From: Howard Melman
Subject: Re: require basic stuff from specific packages
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 23:12:21 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (darwin)

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> I think there should be an explicit method for
> finding a thing which is denoted by a term that
> is known, only not the exact function (or
> variable) name, as in this case: to trim
> a string is the conventional designation, and
> `string-trim' is the function - so far
> all good.

Some of the manuals have a "concept index" for just this
purpose. Both the emacs and elisp manuals do. I agree that
it could be considered a bug that string trimming isn't
indexed (or as I said, documented).

Howard




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