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Re: [h-e-w] documentation

From: Rob Davenport
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] documentation
Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 21:43:16 +0000

On a somewhat related note (about Emacs documentation), I saw this:

and in particular covercash2's comment:

> it's hard to deny the downtrend. i just started to use emacs this year as a 7 
> year vim user, and the amount of outdated documentation seriously >tested my 
> patience. I know I'm a spoiled millennial who never had to trudge through a 
> mile long mailing list to solve a miniscule problem, but I >wish more spoiled 
> millennials used emacs because at least they have the decency to learn CSS.
>also, the user manual is obtusely dense at times. it's hard to jump into emacs 
>like it is vscode or atom or sublime, so most don't stick around to >learn the 
>plugins are also pretty sparse for newer technologies like rust and go.
>I guess what I'm saying is we need more emacs users.

Ah.... never mind - I see you already saw this and replied (very well) to it, 

I'll be quiet and just finish reading that thread...

-----Original Message-----
From: Eli Zaretskii [mailto:address@hidden 
Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2017 1:10 PM
To: Rob Davenport <address@hidden>
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Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Emacs daemon and emacsclientw configuration

> From: Rob Davenport <address@hidden>
> CC: "address@hidden" <address@hidden>,
>       "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 3 May 2017 16:01:05 +0000
> So perhaps the wiki's role in educating/helping newbies should be downplayed 
> (in favor of the official documentation) and instead highlight the 
> information the advanced user needs - sharing new code and examples of things?

I wholeheartedly agree, but I know others disagree.

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