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Re: [Patch] reformat man buffer on the fly for man.el

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [Patch] reformat man buffer on the fly for man.el
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 19:20:57 +0200

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:28:03 -0400
> Cc: Darren Hoo <address@hidden>,
>       Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>,
>       emacs-devel <address@hidden>
> Xue Fuqiao wrote:
> >> The FreeDOS build of Emacs doesn't support start-process (because
> >> FreeDOS doesn't support multiprocessing).
> > That's true.  Maybe we should add some comments here or to (info
> > "(elisp) Asynchronous Processes") ?
> It's already mentioned in the MS-DOS section of the Emacs manual.
> (Unlike the word "FreeDOS", which appears nowhere in Emacs, BTW.)

"MS-DOS" is not a specific system, it's a family of systems (which
includes FreeDOS, but is not limited to it).  I see no reason to
include in the manual a list of all the systems in that family,
certainly not at this time.

> No need to mention it outside of its dedicated section, IMO.


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