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Re: Checking the Emacs Lisp manual

From: Nic Ferrier
Subject: Re: Checking the Emacs Lisp manual
Date: 08 Mar 2004 12:20:13 +0000

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Could you tell me a little bit about what sort of checking needs to
>     be done? Do you want checks for code functioning correctly, or for
>     obvious ommisions or changes in emacs?
> That is a good question, so I will send the answer to the list.
> The idea is to check the Emacs Lisp Manual, primarily for inaccuracies
> (perhaps due to changes in Emacs since the text was updated).  Of
> course, I would not mind being informed of other kinds of errors, but
> people can spot those without being Emacs experts.  So it makes sense
> for Emacs experts to focus on looking for the errors that only Emacs
> experts could spot.
> Before checking part of the manual, I suggest you refresh your memory
> of the changes, by rereading etc/NEWS as far back as Emacs 21.1's
> release announcement.

After some network problems, I'm just at the point where I'm able to
start checking parts of the Emacs Lisp Reference manual.

Is there a list somewhere of what has already been checked? If there
isn't maybe we should add a file to the CVS?

Nic Ferrier

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