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Re: doc/man vs etc

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: doc/man vs etc
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 00:55:22 +0300

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 15:13:10 -0400
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Some of the man pages are still in etc/, AFAICS.  Why weren't they
> > moved to doc/man, together with those which were moved?
> Because they don't get installed, except as part of the etc/
> directory. If they were moved to doc/man, they would no longer be part
> of an installed Emacs. IMO, none of them are worth installing in the
> actual MANPATH (or if they are, it's not the job of Emacs to provide
> `man sex' hilarity).

Funny you'd think my concerns were about sex.6.

Actually, I was thinking more about gfdl.1: some files in etc/ and
elsewhere used to refer to it (that's why it was introduced in the
first place, IIRC).  If no file refers to it nowadays, maybe we should
just delete it.

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