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Re: Cygwin bug? Anyone got any ideas?

From: Ognyan Kulev
Subject: Re: Cygwin bug? Anyone got any ideas?
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 12:45:55 +0200
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On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 06:29:15PM +1100, James Buchanan wrote:
> > If the documentation is not satisfying, tell us and/or fix it.
> For example a few months ago when I started my job I kept 
> comming across "meta-key" (M-X) or whatever it is in emacs for 
> commands. For example, meta-key make-directory to make a 
> directory, I think, I can't remember. Anyway, I looked through the 
> emacs documentation and nowhere in reference to this meta key 
> did it say what it actually was. Only by asking a Linux user at work 
> did I discover it was the Alt-X combination. This is one of the many 
> examples. I would have to go through more hours of confusion to 
> find the rest, but I came across at least 10 examples. Some of the 
> docs are pitiful to say the least. They might as well not be there at 
> all, since they are quite unreadable (and some are in some weird 
> format that I'd never heard of, and it took me two weeks to figure 
> out what program to use to view the documentation anyway, and 
> piss farting around with tex or whatever it is. I had NEVER heard of 
> it until then.)

We're all interested in making a good/useful documentation.  If you have
comments/diffs then mail them:))

Ognyan Kulev <>, "\"Programmer\""

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