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Tasks needed before the next release.

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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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cs	Pavel Janík           
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** Remove temporary +++/--- lines in NEWS.

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

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* WINDOWS SUPPORT BUGS
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These don't need to be fixed before a release, but we call the
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attention of Windows users to fixing them.
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** Drew Adams 12 Aug bug rpt: overlay display artifact: trace left behind
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Windows only bug. Bug appears only when Cleartype enabled, probably related
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to the hack introduced on 2005-07-01 to fix some other Cleartype problem.
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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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** emacs-22.1 with GTK problems (with patches)
Only outstanding issue seems to be whether Solaris 2.6 GTK can be
supported in the absence of recursive mutexes, via a change to
alloc.c, or whether configure should abort.
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnu-emacs/2007-09/msg00055.html

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* BUGS

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** Document the changes introduced by multi-tty
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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** 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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** sdl.web@gmail.com, 28 Oct: window-system in face definition

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** add README files for etc/gnus, etc/images/smilies/medium,grayscale
update etc/images README files with any new images

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* DOCUMENTATION

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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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