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* TO BE DONE SHORTLY BEFORE RELEASE
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** Check for widow and orphan lines in manuals;
make sure all the pages really look ok in the manual as formatted.

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** Regenerate the pdf versions of the reference cards in etc/refcards/.
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** Ask maintainers of refcard translations to update them.

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Emacs 22 translators:
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LANG	Translator            Status
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cs	Pavel Janík           
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pt-br	Rodrigo Real          
ru	Alex Ott              
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** Remove temporary +++/--- lines in NEWS.

** Try to reorder NEWS: most important things first, related items together.

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** Update INSTALL and NEWS to reflect lack of MS-DOS support, if it still
isn't working by then.

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* WINDOWS SUPPORT BUGS
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** Emacs crashes on Windows when visiting .tar.gz files.  See

   http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2008-06/msg01850.html

and its follow-ups.
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** Drew Adams 12 Aug bug rpt: overlay display artifact: trace left behind
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Verify that the new font backend eliminates this and other Cleartype related
problems.
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** henman@it.to-be.co.jp 09 Aug 2006: ispell.el problem on Cygwin.
  (Did we decide that is unreproducible?)

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* BUGS WAITING FOR MORE USER INPUT

** raman@users.sf.net, sep 7: Emacs 23.0.50: Segfaults in alloc.c (batch process)
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-09/msg00690.html

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** undefined reference getopt_long
Report by Daniel C. Bastos <dbast0s@yahoo.com.br> on bug-gnu-emacs
from 2007-08-27.  Impossible to procede without more input from OP (as
of 20070912, emails are bouncing) or someone else who can reproduce this.
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-08/msg01497.html

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* BUGS

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** Does deleting frames run Lisp code?  If so, can we get rid of that?
It is a dangerous design.
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-09/msg01330.html
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** Why were the calls to x_fully_uncatch_errors commented out in eval.c?
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http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-09/msg01987.html
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** grep et al should use font-lock to do highlighting, so that they respect font-lock-mode.
"can't turn off font-lock"
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-08/msg00548.html

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** mah@everybody.org, Sep 18: erc causes emacs to hang with multi-tty
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http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-09/msg01765.html
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** jbw@macs.hw.ac.uk, Sep 18: before-string property has no effect if display property is empty
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http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnu-emacs/2007-09/msg00094.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-09/msg01816.html
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** sdl.web@gmail.com, Sep 24: TLS infinite loop.
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http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-09/msg01720.html

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** herring@lanl.gov: find-func: can no longer find adviced subrs
This ought to work.

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** \\{...} produces duplicate entries
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-05/msg00209.html

** menu indications of key bindings for remapped commands
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-05/msg01339.html

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** rms: gnus-dired.el is a mistake.  Those features should not
be part of Gnus.  They should be moved to some other part of Emacs.
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rsteib: Gnus dependencies in `gnus-dired.el' (and `mailcap.el') have been
minimized.  I don't know what is left to do here.
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** sdl.web@gmail.com, 30 Oct: ps-lpr-switches has no effect
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** timh@insightful.com, 9 Nov: X-coding-system incompatibility, and workaround

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** multi-tty does not work correctly.
If the server is started from a tty frame and emacsclient creates an
X11 frame, the tty frame gets confused, it thinks it is an X11 frame
when trying to do a C-z.  This worked with server.el version 1.136, it
broke after that.
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-12/msg00545.html
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Also emacsclient does not work on Windows, it also worked with
server.el version 1.136.
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2008-01/msg00710.html

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** skeleton bug? Or is it now working as documented?
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2008-01/msg01335.html

** move verilog-mode.el compile patterns into compile.el?
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2008-01/msg00234.html

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** stack-trace-on-error segfaults infloop
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2008-01/msg02031.html

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** han@mijncomputer.nl, Feb 3: emacsclient misbehaves

** Mouse clicks on the menubar don't currently work with a console
Following the direct use of Gpm, the menubar now needs to be
considered a special part of the screen in Emacs on a console.
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-06/msg00277.html

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** unicode-merge issues:

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*** The data segment size increased after the unicode-2 merge.
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The "data" size increased for emacs from ~4MB to ~11MB on x86.
The temacs sizes are comparable.
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http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-10/msg00951.html

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** Clean up Emacs.app references in code and documentation.
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* DOCUMENTATION

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** Verify if doc/emacs/macos.texi is still useful, remove it if it is not.

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** Document multi-tty features
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http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-08/msg01639.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2007-08/msg01602.html
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** Document new font backend

** Document XEmbed support

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** Check the Emacs Tutorial.

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The first line of every tutorial must begin with text ending in a
period (".", ASCII 0x2E) saying "Emacs Tutorial" in the respective
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language. This should be followed by "See end for copying conditions",
likewise in the respective language.
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After each file name, on the same line or the following line, come the
names of the people who have checked it.

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SECTION                  READERS
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etc/TUTORIAL             
etc/TUTORIAL.bg          
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etc/TUTORIAL.cn
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etc/TUTORIAL.eo
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etc/TUTORIAL.it          
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etc/TUTORIAL.ko
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etc/TUTORIAL.ro
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etc/TUTORIAL.zh

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** Check the manual.

abbrevs.texi
ack.texi
anti.texi
arevert-xtra.texi
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basic.texi        -- cyd
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buffers.texi
building.texi
calendar.texi
cal-xtra.texi
cmdargs.texi
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commands.texi     -- cyd
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custom.texi
dired.texi
dired-xtra.texi
display.texi
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emacs.texi        -- cyd
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emacs-xtra.texi
emerge-xtra.texi
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entering.texi     -- cyd
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files.texi
fixit.texi
fortran-xtra.texi
frames.texi
glossary.texi
gnu.texi
gpl.texi
help.texi
indent.texi
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killing.texi      -- cyd
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kmacro.texi
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macos.texi     -- contents need to be evaluated and see what is still
relevant after the NS merge.
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maintaining.texi
major.texi
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mark.texi         -- cyd
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mini.texi
misc.texi
msdog.texi
msdog-xtra.texi
mule.texi
m-x.texi
programs.texi
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regs.texi         -- cyd
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rmail.texi
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screen.texi       -- cyd
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search.texi
sending.texi
text.texi
trouble.texi
windows.texi
xresources.texi

** Check the Lisp manual.

abbrevs.texi
advice.texi
anti.texi
back.texi
backups.texi
buffers.texi
commands.texi
compile.texi
control.texi
customize.texi
debugging.texi
display.texi
doclicense.texi
edebug.texi
elisp.texi
errors.texi
eval.texi
files.texi
frames.texi
functions.texi
hash.texi
help.texi
hooks.texi
index.texi
internals.texi
intro.texi
keymaps.texi
lists.texi
loading.texi
locals.texi
macros.texi
maps.texi
markers.texi
minibuf.texi
modes.texi
nonascii.texi
numbers.texi
objects.texi
os.texi
positions.texi
processes.texi
searching.texi
sequences.texi
spellfile
streams.texi
strings.texi
symbols.texi
syntax.texi
text.texi
tips.texi
two.el
variables.texi
windows.texi

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* PLANNED ADDITIONS
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** CEDET (not for 23.1 due to paperwork issues, perhaps for 23.2)
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** ruby-mode
** js2-mode
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** pov-mode (probably not for Emacs-23: waiting for a Free POV-Ray).
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Local variables:
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