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Re: Emacs cvs newbie problems

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Emacs cvs newbie problems
Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 16:15:42 -0400

>        * Foo: (foo)bar.     The GNU Foo program.
>     vs
>        * Foo: (foo)baz.  The One and Only GNU FooBar program.
> No, these definitely should not be merged, IMHO.  bar != baz.

But note that `m Foo RET' will ignore the second one.
As said, it might still be usable by middle-clicking on it, but it's
still rather bogus overall anyway.  Which is why I wouldn't object to
merging such entries.

> However, I think these can be merged:
> * Foo: (foo)bar.   GNU Foo.
> * Foo: (foo)bar.   The one and only GNU Foo.
> where only the commentary differs.  It's a judgement call, but personally I
> think having one menu entry is better in this case, because it's fewer
> entries in the dir file.  Most likely one or the other them will be the
> older commentary, so why bother having it?



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