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Re: Emacs cvs newbie problems

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Emacs cvs newbie problems
Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 14:18:53 -0400

>     How about changing makeinfo to complain when the specified dircategory
>     is not among the few standard ones ?
> I think that would be too frustrating -- the problem is that there is
> more than a few.  I wouldn't want to prejudge a maintainer's decision on
> what category to use.

By `complain' I don't mean "raise an error".
It can be a gentle reminder pointing to the documentation.

>     and change `GNU Emacs Lisp'
>     to `GNU Emacs' (or maybe `Emacs' which is what Emacs uses).
> Well, my thought was that the main `Emacs' entry could be in `GNU
> packages', and then all the manuals for the elisp addons would be `GNU
> Emacs Lisp'.  Then the main emacs entry is not lost in the welter of
> other emacs-related entries.  But I'm certainly not going to insist,
> whatever you think best.

The packages happen to be written in Lisp but are not related to Lisp,
they're related to Emacs, so I think `GNU Emacs' or `GNU Emacs packages'
would be better.


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