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[Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/etc/NEWS

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: [Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/etc/NEWS
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 10:27:24 -0400

Index: emacs/etc/NEWS
diff -c emacs/etc/NEWS:1.697 emacs/etc/NEWS:1.698
*** emacs/etc/NEWS:1.697        Mon Jun 17 12:19:41 2002
--- emacs/etc/NEWS      Tue Jun 18 05:55:26 2002
*** 811,816 ****
--- 811,831 ----
  Manual.  A menu item was added to the menu bar that makes it easy
  accessible (Help->More Manuals->Emacs Lisp Reference).
+ *** Tramp is now part of the distribution.
+ This package is similar to Ange-FTP: it allows you to edit remote
+ files.  But whereas Ange-FTP uses FTP to access the remote host,
+ Tramp uses a shell connection.  The shell connection is always used
+ for filename completion and directory listings and suchlike, but for
+ the actual file transfer, you can choose between the so-called
+ `inline' methods (which transfer the files through the shell
+ connection using base64 or uu encoding) and the `out-of-band' methods
+ (which invoke an external copying program such as `rcp' or `scp' or
+ `rsync' to do the copying).
+ Shell connections can be acquired via `rsh', `ssh', `telnet' and also
+ `su' and `sudo'.
  ** Indentation of simple and extended loop forms has been added to the
  cl-indent package.  The new user options

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