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Re: .info files

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: .info files
Date: Sun, 06 May 2012 05:55:52 +0300

> Date: Sat, 05 May 2012 18:24:26 -0700
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> On 05/04/2012 05:30 PM, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > I believe there's a misunderstanding, here: the "MS-DOS" support of
> > Emacs is really about running Emacs in FreeDOS, IIUC.
> My impression is otherwise, i.e., that the MS-DOS support of
> Emacs is intended to run on true MS-DOS.

The DOS port supports true MS-DOS and all compatible environments.
That includes FreeDOS, MS-Windows up to and including XP, and DOSEmu
on GNU/Linux.  Judging by email I get about the DOS port of Emacs,
there are users of it on all these platforms.

> For example, the Emacs source code and documentation mentions MS-DOS
> hundreds of times, but it never once mentions FreeDOS.

I don't think a GNU project should include too much detail about
DOS-compatible environments.  Anyone who uses them already knows that

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