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Re: emacs-Xtra

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacs-Xtra
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2006 10:35:39 +0300

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Cc: Nick Roberts <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 14:40:20 -0400
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> I think the all the documentation for VC should be in one manual.
> >
> > I agree.  And the same goes for Calendar.
> Just to comment that the Calendar manual has never (AFAIK) been in one
> place.

The fact that this problem always existed doesn't mean we shouldn't
try to fix it.

> So putting it all in the main manual (since it's already been
> established previously that it should not all be removed from there)
> would mean that the introduction of emacs-xtra would have the effect
> of _increasing_ the size of the main manual in this area, the opposite
> of the intent.

The intent is to make the _printed_ manual smaller (because this makes
FSF's publishing costs higher).  The on-line version's size matters
much less, especially since we now compress it at "make install" time.

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