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Re: MH-E manual update

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: MH-E manual update
Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2006 06:26:21 +0200

> Comments: In-reply-to Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
>       message dated "Mon, 13 Mar 2006 07:55:24 -0500."
> Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 08:29:41 -0800
> From: Bill Wohler <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:
> > It is not useful for a manual about Emacs to give lots of index entries
> > a variant form that starts with "Emacs".  That would bloat the index
> > without being very useful.
> Agreed. But that is irrelevant here. MH-E is not a manual about Emacs.
> It is a manual about MH-E. And it is not contained within the Emacs
> manual. And we are only talking about fewer than 30 entries in an index
> with nearly 2000 entries anyway, so it doesn't bloat the index and most
> important, it is useful.

It's being useful that I was concerned about when I wrote that.  IMO,
an MH-E users are extremely unlikely to look for information about
Emacs in an MH-E manual.  Therefore, they probably won't type "Emacs"
at the `i's command prompt.  So I expect those 30 entries to be
rarely, if ever, used.

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