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Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: Imports / inclusion of s.el into Emacs
Date: Tue, 5 May 2020 10:37:50 +0900

> On May 4, 2020, at 23:36, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Jean-Christophe Helary <address@hidden>
>> Date: Mon, 4 May 2020 16:47:11 +0900
>> Cc: Philippe Vaucher <address@hidden>,
>> address@hidden,
>> address@hidden,
>> address@hidden,
>> address@hidden,
>> address@hidden
>>>> For quite a lot of people, this page 
>>>> http://ergoemacs.org/emacs/elisp_string_functions.html is much simpler
>>>> to use & learn from than this page
>>>> https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/html_node/elisp/Strings-and-Characters.html
>>>> It does not mean that the later page is bad, it is actually more complete, 
>>>> better documented, already grouped
>>>> in topics... and yet, a lot of people prefer the first page... straight to 
>>>> the point, simple examples.
>>>> Please tell me if you are able to understand this, if you cannot I'll try 
>>>> to 
>>>> explain further.
>>> I understand this very well, I'm just astonished to hear that this is
>>> all the documentation you and some others want to see or have.
>> Nobody claimed that it was *all* we want to see or have. Quite the contrary.
> Maybe we are in two different discussions, then.  Because the above
> clearly says: "this page (ergoemacs) is much simpler to use & learn
> from than this page (ELisp)".  IOW, it sees the ergoemacs page as a
> better _replacement_ for the ELisp manual.

No. This information comes in the context of *adding* some discoverability to 
current emacs. What *this* thread is all about. Nobody is discussing the lack 
of usefulness of the emacs manual or its replacement by another data set.

Jean-Christophe Helary
http://mac4translators.blogspot.com @brandelune

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