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Re: Comments on man/calendar.texi.

From: Ed Reingold
Subject: Re: Comments on man/calendar.texi.
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 13:00:56 -0600

All of these comments are on the money!  Will somebody fix the .texi files?

> I've read through man/calendar.texi and have some comments.
> (1) The documentation of calendar-week-start-day doesn't mention that
>     if this variable is changed, redraw-calendar needs calling for the
>     effect to be visible. Also, until the calendar is redrawn, the
>     movement commands (e.g., calendar-forward-day) don't work
>     correctly. This situation is confusing and should at least be
>     mentioned in the variable documentation; better still if
>     customizing the variable redraws the calendar automatically.
> (2) The resizing of the calendar window that can occur with, for
>     example, calendar-forward-month can be distracting, so a
>     customizable minimum window height may be useful.
> (3) In Calendar mode, SPC is bound to scroll-other-window, so binding
>     DEL to scroll-other-window-down seems natural (cf. view-mode).
> (4) The error message "Months before February, 1 AD are not available"
>     looks a bit strange if you do, for example, C-u calendar RET 1 RET
>     February RET then M-v (scroll-calendar-right-three-months). I
>     guess that the message refers specifically to using C-u M-x
>     calendar, but there are other routes to generate-calendar, and
>     maybe something like "Months before January, 1 AD cannot be
>     displayed" would be more informative.
> (5) The earliest Mayan long count date appears to be,
>     rather than (This needs to be checked.)
> (6) Mention timeclock-change, and fix the documentation for the
>     default behaviour of timeclock-ask-before-exiting.
> See attached patch for suggested changes. Thanks,
> Matt

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