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Re: Futile bug reports?


From: Bill Richter
Subject: Re: Futile bug reports?
Date: 12 Aug 2001 15:04:08 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.104

>>>>> "RMS" == Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

  RMS> But since [Glickstein's proprietary Emacs book] is not free,
  RMS> please don't mention its existence to anyone.  The way to
  RMS> encourage free documentation is by showing that non-free
  RMS> documentation isn't good enough.

How can you show something "isn't good enough" if you don't ever
"mention its existence to anyone"?

Don't you have to say, Glickstein's proprietary Emacs book covers
topic xxx, but the Emacs Lisp reference manual does a better job with
it, or covers some topic yyy that Glickstein doesn't cover?

-- 
Bill <http://www.math.nwu.edu/~richter>



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