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Re: Some developement questions

From: hw
Subject: Re: Some developement questions
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 22:04:24 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: hw <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden,  address@hidden
>> Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 13:52:58 +0200
>> > The latest one, which you get if you build the master branch of the
>> > Emacs repository.
>> Thanks, I cloned it tonight and have it running.  Can I use that version
>> pretty much normally, including gnus, or are there currently known bugs
>> which make that a bad idea?
> There are no known serious bugs, but if your usage patterns are
> unusual, you may bump into problems no one reported yet.

Cool, I'll try it out for regular usage.  I don't think I'm doing
anything particularly unusual.

> The master branch might become broken by some commit, but that is
> usually gets fixed within several hours.  So if you incidentally
> update your repository before a bug is fixed, just back up to a
> previous commit and wait for the problem to be fixed.

I could just leave it as it is now unless there were many changes to the
documentation being made.

>> >> BTW, when I was reading it, I was wishing I could open links in other
>> >> buffers or windows like I would open another tab in a web brower.  Is
>> >> there some way to do something like that?
>> >
>> > Not that I know of.  Perhaps you'd like to write a patch to that
>> > effect?
>> Let me start small by reading the manual again and working my way up
>> from there ...
> In the meantime, it turned out I was mistaken, and we already have
> such a feature ;-)

Info-follow-nearest-node?  It comes pretty close :)

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