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RE: VC mode and git

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: VC mode and git
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:52:08 -0700 (PDT)

> Indices on the Emacs manual are good when you need to know where a
> feature is explained and you know the terminology, as is the case of the
> indices of most technical books I know. When you don't know the
> terminology and just have a vague idea about how the topic you are
> interested on *might* be named, you are lost. Modern search engines are
> much better because, among other things, they build on the accumulated
> experience of the user community, not only on what someone anticipated.

That's a fair point.  Both judgment by the producer of the doc and
smarts by an indexing (aka search) engine based on user experiences are

If you try to find something using the index in an Emacs manual, and
you don't find it using the terminology that you are used to, please
consider reporting it as an enhancement.  Eli, in particular, is very
good about adding index entries that correspond to user searches that
might not have been foreseen.

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