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emacs-28 04be23f: Improve Xref documentation

From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: emacs-28 04be23f: Improve Xref documentation
Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2021 20:27:17 -0500 (EST)

branch: emacs-28
commit 04be23f19f6d1290906d2a392a05c58703ea76c5
Author: Dmitry Gutov <dgutov@yandex.ru>
Commit: Dmitry Gutov <dgutov@yandex.ru>

    Improve Xref documentation
    * lisp/progmodes/xref.el (xref-item): Add docstring for 'summary'.
    Fix typo in the header Commentary.
 lisp/progmodes/xref.el | 16 ++++++++++++++--
 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lisp/progmodes/xref.el b/lisp/progmodes/xref.el
index 492be9a..fd59a7b 100644
--- a/lisp/progmodes/xref.el
+++ b/lisp/progmodes/xref.el
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@
 ;; The last three methods operate with "xref" and "location" values.
-;; One would usually call `make-xref' and `xref-make-file-location',
+;; One would usually call `xref-make' and `xref-make-file-location',
 ;; `xref-make-buffer-location' or `xref-make-bogus-location' to create
 ;; them.  More generally, a location must be an instance of a type for
 ;; which methods `xref-location-group' and `xref-location-marker' are
@@ -199,7 +199,19 @@ is not known."
                (:constructor xref-make (summary location))
                (:noinline t))
   "An xref item describes a reference to a location somewhere."
-  summary location)
+  (summary nil :documentation "String which describes the location.
+When `xref-location-line' returns non-nil (a number), the summary
+is implied to be the contents of a file or buffer line containing
+the location.  When multiple locations in a row report the same
+line, in the same group (corresponding to the case of multiple
+locations on one line), the summaries are concatenated in the
+Xref output buffer.  Consequently, any code that creates xref
+values should take care to slice the summary values when several
+locations point to the same line.
+This behavior is new in Emacs 28.")
+  location)
 (cl-defstruct (xref-match-item
                (:include xref-item)

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