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Re: Documentation for "Clone Buffers" (corrected version)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Documentation for "Clone Buffers" (corrected version)
Date: 14 Mar 2004 07:53:33 +0200

> Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 14:55:54 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> >The Emacs manual does not attempt to document all Emacs features.
> >Probably half of them are not included.  It would be a bad idea to add
> >them; that would make the book too expensive.  Please don't think they
> >are "missing".
> Ah, right, the book.  I hadn't thought of that, and most people round
> emacs-devel probably never use it anyway.  But it's presumably an
> important source of income for the FSF.  It would seem there are three
> desirable attributes goals for the manual:
> 1/- It should be complete and accurate.
> 2/- The printed and online versions should be the same.
> 3/- The printed version should not be too big.
> We can decide upon any two of these, but we can't have all three at the
> same time.  :-(

Yes we can: we could make a separate manual that isn't printed as part
of the Emacs manual.  Then users can print it on their own.

We already do that for several major Emacs features.

Any volunteers?

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