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Re: Futile bug reports?


From: Stein A. Strømme
Subject: Re: Futile bug reports?
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 09:22:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/21.0.103

[Bill Richter]

>>>>>> "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?

It's not good enough *because* it is not free.
-- 
Stein Arild Strømme  <http://www.mi.uib.no/~stromme>



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