Commit d76132d0 authored by Francesco Potortì's avatar Francesco Potortì

Rewrote the description of implicit tag names in etags.c

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2002-06-20 Francesco Potorti` <>
* etags.c: Use, together with etags.el, an optimised form of tags,
which are almost always unnamed. etags.el looks for an explicit
tag name, then for an implicit one. See make_tag for details.
The change is both forwards and backwards compatible.
In short, the "optimised tags" are technically tags using "implicit tag
* etags.c: Implement implicit tag names, that is, unnamed tags
whose name is automatically deduced by etags.el. The advantage is
that there is no explicit tag name in most tags, so the size of
the tags file is reduced, yet find-tag is able to do a match as
accurate as with named tags. See the comment in make_tag for
(make_tag): New function (was the disabled function new_pfnote).
(make_C_tag): Use it.
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