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Re: More metaproblem

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: More metaproblem
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2014 13:04:13 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Karl Fogel <address@hidden>:
> So for information that people typically expect to be on the Web, such
> as developer guidelines for contributing to a free software project,
> we'll be better off putting that on the Web.  Because the people who
> need to read it the most, the people who are the most important to us --
> proficient Emacs users who are *considering* becoming contributors but
> who have not decided yet -- will expect to find it on the Web anyway,
> and will most likely first read it in an environment other than Emacs.

Precisely.  See also my remarks about much Emacs documentation being an
information ghetto.
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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