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[Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/doc/misc/gnus.texi,v

From: Miles Bader
Subject: [Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/doc/misc/gnus.texi,v
Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2008 19:54:15 +0000

CVSROOT:        /cvsroot/emacs
Module name:    emacs
Changes by:     Miles Bader <miles>     08/03/29 19:54:11

Index: doc/misc/gnus.texi
RCS file: /cvsroot/emacs/emacs/doc/misc/gnus.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.16
retrieving revision 1.17
diff -u -b -r1.16 -r1.17
--- doc/misc/gnus.texi  14 Mar 2008 14:37:21 -0000      1.16
+++ doc/misc/gnus.texi  29 Mar 2008 19:54:10 -0000      1.17
@@ -391,6 +391,17 @@
 people should be empowered to do what they want by using (or abusing)
 the program.
address@hidden Adjust ../Makefile.in if you change the following line:
+This manual corresponds to Gnus v5.10.9.
address@hidden Other related manuals
address@hidden Message manual: Composing messages
address@hidden Emacs-MIME:     Composing messages; @acronym{MIME}-specific 
address@hidden Sieve:          Managing Sieve scripts in Emacs.
address@hidden PGG:            @acronym{PGP/MIME} with Gnus.
address@hidden itemize
 @end iftex
@@ -2736,6 +2747,55 @@
+The following commands create ephemeral groups.  They can be called not
+only from the Group buffer, but in any Gnus buffer.
address@hidden @code
address@hidden gnus-read-ephemeral-gmane-group
address@hidden gnus-read-ephemeral-gmane-group
address@hidden gnus-gmane-group-download-format
+Read an ephemeral group on Gmane.org.  The articles are downloaded via
+HTTP using the URL specified by @code{gnus-gmane-group-download-format}.
+Gnus will prompt you for a group name, the start article number and an
+the article range.
address@hidden gnus-read-ephemeral-gmane-group-url
address@hidden gnus-read-ephemeral-gmane-group-url
+This command is similar to @code{gnus-read-ephemeral-gmane-group}, but
+the group name and the article number and range are constructed from a
+given @acronym{URL}.  Supported @acronym{URL} formats include e.g.
address@hidden://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.foo.bar/12345/}, and
address@hidden gnus-read-ephemeral-emacs-bug-group
address@hidden gnus-read-ephemeral-emacs-bug-group
+Read an Emacs bug report in an ephemeral group.  Gnus will prompt for a
+bug number.  The default is the number at point.  The @acronym{URL} is
+specified in @code{gnus-bug-group-download-format-alist}.
address@hidden gnus-read-ephemeral-debian-bug-group
address@hidden gnus-read-ephemeral-debian-bug-group
+Read a Debian bug report in an ephemeral group.  Analog to
address@hidden table
+Some of these command are also useful for article buttons, @xref{Article
+Here is an example:
+(require 'gnus-art)
+ 'gnus-button-alist
+ '("#\\([0-9]+\\)\\>" 1
+   (string-match "\\<emacs\\>" (or gnus-newsgroup-name ""))
+   gnus-read-ephemeral-emacs-bug-group 1))
address@hidden lisp
 @node Group Parameters
 @section Group Parameters
 @cindex group parameters
@@ -9679,6 +9739,21 @@
 the same manner:
 @table @kbd
address@hidden K H
address@hidden K H (Summary)
address@hidden gnus-article-browse-html-article
+View @samp{text/html} parts of the current article with a WWW browser.
+The message header is added to the beginning of every html part unless
+the prefix argument is given.
+Warning: Spammers use links to images in HTML articles to verify whether
+you have read the message.  As this command passes the @acronym{HTML}
+content to the browser without eliminating these ``web bugs'' you should
+only use it for mails from trusted senders.
+If you always want to display @acronym{HTML} parts in the browser, set
address@hidden to @code{nil}.
 @item K b
 @kindex K b (Summary)
 Make all the @acronym{MIME} parts have buttons in front of them.  This is
@@ -9834,7 +9909,7 @@
 @item gnus-mime-display-multipart-related-as-mixed
 Display "multipart/related" parts as "multipart/mixed".
-If displaying "text/html" is discouraged, see
+If displaying @samp{text/html} is discouraged, see
 @code{mm-discouraged-alternatives}, images or other material inside a
 "multipart/related" part might be overlooked when this variable is
 @code{nil}.  @ref{Display Customization, Display Customization, ,
@@ -11539,7 +11614,7 @@
 @item i (Article)
 @kindex i (Article)
 Insert the contents of the @acronym{MIME} object into the buffer
-(@code{gnus-mime-inline-part}) as text/plain.  If given a prefix, insert
+(@code{gnus-mime-inline-part}) as @samp{text/plain}.  If given a prefix, insert
 the raw contents without decoding.  If given a numerical prefix, you can
 do semi-manual charset stuff (see
 @code{gnus-summary-show-article-charset-alist} in @ref{Paging the
@@ -16883,7 +16958,7 @@
 (add-to-list 'nnmail-extra-headers nnrss-url-field)
 @end lisp
-Even if you have added @code{"text/html"} to the
+Even if you have added @samp{text/html} to the
 @code{mm-discouraged-alternatives} variable (@pxref{Display
 Customization, ,Display Customization, emacs-mime, The Emacs MIME
 Manual}) since you don't want to see @acronym{HTML} parts, it might be
@@ -22243,12 +22318,16 @@
 @node Formatting Fonts
 @subsection Formatting Fonts
address@hidden %(, %)
address@hidden gnus-mouse-face
 There are specs for highlighting, and these are shared by all the format
 variables.  Text inside the @samp{%(} and @samp{%)} specifiers will get
 the special @code{mouse-face} property set, which means that it will be
 highlighted (with @code{gnus-mouse-face}) when you put the mouse pointer
 over it.
address@hidden address@hidden, address@hidden
address@hidden gnus-face-0
 Text inside the @address@hidden and @address@hidden specifiers will have their
 normal faces set using @code{gnus-face-0}, which is @code{bold} by
 default.  If you say @address@hidden, you'll get @code{gnus-face-1} instead,
@@ -22256,6 +22335,9 @@
 @code{mouse-face} specs---you can say @samp{%3(hello%)} to have
 @samp{hello} mouse-highlighted with @code{gnus-mouse-face-3}.
address@hidden %<<, %>>, guillemets
address@hidden @cindex %<<, %>>, %«, %», guillemets
address@hidden gnus-balloon-face-0
 Text inside the @samp{%<<} and @samp{%>>} specifiers will get the
 special @code{balloon-help} property set to
 @code{gnus-balloon-face-0}.  If you say @samp{%1<<}, you'll get
@@ -23445,14 +23527,22 @@
 the picture; and the third element is the name of the file to be
-The following variables customize where Smiley will look for these
+The following variables customize the appearance of the smileys:
 @table @code
address@hidden smiley-style
address@hidden smiley-style
+Specifies the smiley style.  Predefined smiley styles include
address@hidden (small 13x14 pixel, three-color images), @code{medium}
+(more colorful images, 16x16 pixel), and @code{grayscale} (grayscale
+images, 14x14 pixel).  The default depends on the height of the default
 @item smiley-data-directory
 @vindex smiley-data-directory
-Where Smiley will look for smiley faces files.
+Where Smiley will look for smiley faces files.  You shouldn't set this
+variable anymore.  Customize @code{smiley-style} instead.
 @item gnus-smiley-file-types
 @vindex gnus-smiley-file-types
@@ -26190,29 +26280,27 @@
 Emacs versions.  Particularly, Gnus 5.10.8 should also work on Emacs
 20.7 and XEmacs 21.1.
-There are some vague differences between Gnus on the various
-platforms---XEmacs features more graphics (a logo and a toolbar)---but
-other than that, things should look pretty much the same under all
 @node Gnus Development
 @subsection Gnus Development
 Gnus is developed in a two-phased cycle.  The first phase involves much
-discussion on the @samp{ding@@gnus.org} mailing list, where people
+discussion on the development mailing list @samp{ding@@gnus.org}, where people
 propose changes and new features, post patches and new back ends.  This
 phase is called the @dfn{alpha} phase, since the Gnusae released in this
 phase are @dfn{alpha releases}, or (perhaps more commonly in other
 circles) @dfn{snapshots}.  During this phase, Gnus is assumed to be
 unstable and should not be used by casual users.  Gnus alpha releases
-have names like ``Red Gnus'' and ``Quassia Gnus''.
+have names like ``Oort Gnus'' and ``No Gnus''.  @xref{Gnus Versions}.
-After futzing around for 50-100 alpha releases, Gnus is declared
+After futzing around for 10-100 alpha releases, Gnus is declared
 @dfn{frozen}, and only bug fixes are applied.  Gnus loses the prefix,
-and is called things like ``Gnus 5.6.32'' instead.  Normal people are
+and is called things like ``Gnus 5.10.1'' instead.  Normal people are
 supposed to be able to use these, and these are mostly discussed on the
address@hidden newsgroup.
address@hidden newsgroup.  This newgroup is mirrored to the
+mailing list @samp{info-gnus-english@@gnu.org} which is carried on Gmane
+as @samp{gmane.emacs.gnus.user}.  These releases are finally integrated
+in Emacs.
 @cindex Incoming*
 @vindex mail-source-delete-incoming
@@ -26232,10 +26320,16 @@
 usually keep up with these rapid changes, while people on the newsgroup
 can't be assumed to do so.
address@hidden FIXME:
address@hidden ding = gmane.emacs.gnus.general
address@hidden newsgroup = gnu.emacs.gnus = gmane.emacs.gnus.user = 
+So if you have problems with or questions about the alpha versions,
+direct those to the ding mailing list @samp{ding@@gnus.org}.  This list
+is also available on Gmane as @samp{gmane.emacs.gnus.general}.
address@hidden Incoming*
address@hidden mail-source-delete-incoming
+Some variable defaults differ between alpha Gnusae and released Gnusae,
+in particular, @code{mail-source-delete-incoming}.  This is to prevent
+lossage of mail if an alpha release hiccups while handling the mail.
address@hidden Source Customization}.
 @node Contributors
 @subsection Contributors
@@ -27469,7 +27563,7 @@
 Old intermediate incoming mail files (@file{Incoming*}) are deleted
 after a couple of days, not immediately.  @xref{Mail Source
-Customization}.  (New in Gnus 5.10.10)
+Customization}.  (New in Gnus 5.10.10 / Emacs 22.2)
 @end itemize

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