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Re: Have you all gone crazy? Was: On being web-friendly and why info mus

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Have you all gone crazy? Was: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 06:11:21 -0500

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  >  > It won't be so hard, because there won't be so many entries.

  > That's why it's already done, and nobody has found anything missing
  > after 40 years of collecting entries, right?

Please avoid sarcasm.  It communicates hostility but no pertinent

  >   Unfortunately, wrong.
  > People find missing entries every day (and rarely report them; they
  > just use Google instead).

Not cogent.

  > You can, but they'll be of relatively low quality for the purpose
  > because the kind of folks who especially need more indexing are those
  > least attached to the Emacs project (on average).

These are just the sort of people for whom we would like to improve
the index, so the "quality" of a suggestion means its usefulness to

You are not being constructive, just spreading negativity.
Please take it away from here.

Dr Richard Stallman
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