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Re: man page not found

From: Michaël Cadilhac
Subject: Re: man page not found
Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 16:44:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Michaël Cadilhac) writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>> Your patch is not bad, but it might be better to fix the code
>> that checks for a link.  After all, there are lots of ways
>> to move point to the end of the buffer, and if it looks like
>> there should be a link there, why not make it work as a link?
> Well, the link here is, on a GNU system at least, the concatenation of
> the name of the program with its section. Problem is, the program name
> is not always the name of the man page. For instance, zsh uses ZSH as
> program name.
> In the GNU man point-of-view, I'm pretty sure this is not meant to be
> a link but a reminder, so we should not use it as such.
> The only « other » fix I see is to change this link (detected as the one
> in the footer) to alway point to the current page. However, I don't see
> the use.

Should this be installed on EMACS_22_BASE too ? I'm not aware of the
commit procedure for this branch, and what should go into it.

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