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Re: What to do with gnuserv references in docstrings

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: What to do with gnuserv references in docstrings
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2006 12:19:00 +0200

> Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 15:43:28 +0100
> From: "Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden>
> I'm rewriting some bits of faq.texi and misc.texi to document the TCP
> sockets feature of emacsclient.
> man/faq.texi, for example, contains this bit about gnuserv:
>      There is an enhanced version of `emacsclient' called `gnuserv',
>      written by Andy Norman <address@hidden> (*note Packages that
>      do not come with Emacs::).  `gnuserv' uses Internet domain
>      sockets, so it can work across most network connections.
>      The most recent `gnuserv' package is available at
>      `http://meltin.net/hacks/emacs/'
> etc/MORE.STUFF contains this:
>  * Gnuserv:
>    <URL:http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/ange/gnuserv/home.html>
>    Enhanced emacsclient/emacsserver.  Also available from this Web
>    page: eiffel-mode.el.
> gnuserv is no more an "enhanced" version of emacsclient, except
> perhaps in little details. Also, we're offering contradicting
> information by pointing the user to two alternate (or, at least, quite
> different) implementations.

I suggest that you modify the wording to say that gnuserv was deemed
to be enhanced emacsclient up to Emacs 22, but no more.  The other
stuff, i.e. the pointers to where to get gnuserv, can be left alone
for now.

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