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Re: emacs doc changes

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: emacs doc changes
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 19:57:32 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden>
>> Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 12:34:29 -0400
>> Attached is patch #1, covering emacs.texi and screen.texi.
> Thanks, but please resend them as context diffs ("diff -c").  It's
> very hard to read the format you sent, and it's even harder to apply
> with Patch (chances that Patch will fail are very high).

Is there a reason not to use unified diffs ("diff -u") when available?
Of course, not all diff programs can provide them, but GNU diff does,
and patch understands them just as well, and I find it quite more
human-readable (if I consider myself representative for a human, that

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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