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Re: "Why is emacs so square?"

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: "Why is emacs so square?"
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 23:36:03 -0400

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  > # The file name eintr must fit within 5 characters, to allow for
  > # -NN extensions to fit into DOS 8+3 limits without clashing.

Thanks for finding the reason.

Eli, does this name length matter any more?

Is the Emacs Lisp Intro long enough that it needs to generate subfiles
named with two digits?  Could we make it generate suffixes -N instead?
Then we could call it ELINTR.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
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