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Re: Emacs Manual topics to remove?

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: Emacs Manual topics to remove?
Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 19:23:41 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Nick Roberts <address@hidden> writes:

>  > 
>  > > The Emacs Manual is getting bigger and bigger.  Could you suggest
>  > > some topics to move into the emacs-xtras manual, which we distribute
>  > > only on line?
>  > 
>  > I think emerge, picture, the more advanced parts of calendar/diary,
>  > and rmail can be moved into emacs-xtras.
>  > 
>  > The chapter on Fortran mode can be moved out too -- there's no reason
>  > to have a chapter on Fortran in Emacs, when there isn't one on Perl,
>  > Python, or other (nowadays) more common languages.
> I think it could cause resentment to suggest removing chapters that others
> have contributed.  I wonder if it's possible to count page hits on the online
> version at www.gnu.org and generally remove those chapters that receive the
> least hits?

Well, they are only being moved to emacs-xtras, not deleted.

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