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Re: Please post older versions of GNU Emacs manuals on the web

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Please post older versions of GNU Emacs manuals on the web
Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2016 19:01:27 +0200

> Date: Sat, 2 Jan 2016 08:46:17 -0800 (PST)
> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
> Suppose you are using Emacs 24.3 (or Emacs 23 or...).  You visit
> the Elisp manual and you use `i defadvice' to visit the advice doc.
> You want to visit the same manual section on line (HTTP).  Perhaps
> you want to bookmark it for use when you do not have Emacs available.
> Or maybe you want to send the URL to someone or post it in online
> Emacs help.  Or maybe you want to print some of the HTML pages.
> Here's the rub.  Only the manuals for the latest Emacs release
> are available on line.  And because Emacs (unwisely) removed the
> doc for `defadvice', you are out of luck.  There is no online doc
> for you.

Nothing can ever be "removed" from the Internet.  You can find your
v24.3 version of ELisp manual, and in it the chapter about advising,


(Google for "wayback machine" if you want to find old versions of some
URLs, including URLs that no longer exist.)

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