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Re: documentation typo: `--terminal' fails

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: documentation typo: `--terminal' fails
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 16:16:25 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>>> `-t DEVICE'
>>> `--terminal=DEVICE'
>>> Use DEVICE as the device for terminal input and output.
>>> `--terminal' implies `--no-window-system'.

>> In which way is this wrong?
>> It fails to run Emacs although
>> $ /usr/local/src/emacs/src/emacs -Q -D --no-window-system
>> does.

>     Because you forgot the DEVICE argument, which is clearly required
>     according to the documentation you quoted.

> No, the documentation clearly says that

>     `--terminal' implies `--no-window-system'

But the documentation also doesn't mention that --terminal is
a valid argument.  So I think your interpretation is pretty far fetched,
but obviously you disagree.  I suggest we replace "`--terminal'" with
"This argument" or just "This".


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