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A note about Antinews

From: Richard M Stallman
Subject: A note about Antinews
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2008 04:17:25 -0500

Since the purpose of Antinews is to help people use the previous Emacs
version, there is usually no need to mention features that are simply
absent in that version.  That situation will be clear enough to users
without help from the manual.

For instance, this

    Emacs can no longer be started as a daemon.  We decided that having an
    Emacs sitting silently in the background with no visual manifestation
    anywhere in sight is too confusing.

may not need mentioning, because --daemon will give an error message
saying it's not implemented, and other cases aren't affected.

The kind of change for which the user really needs help from Antinews
is where a feature works _differently_ in the previous version.
In those cases, the user might have trouble figuring out how to use
the old version without some sort of help.

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