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* UPDATE COPYRIGHTS (Happy New Year :-)


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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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** Check for text in manuals that assumes current version is 21.

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** Update AUTHORS.

** Regenerate the postscript files of the reference cards in etc.

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** Ask maintainers of refcard translations to update them.

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Requests to have been sent out on 2006-05-23 (Reiner Steib).

LANG	Translator            Status
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cs	Pavel Janík           Can't work on it now.
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de	Sven Joachim          Done
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fr	Eric Jacoboni         Done        (layout might be improved)
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pl	Włodek Bzyl           Done
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pt-br	Rodrigo Real          Done
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ru	Alex Ott              Done
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sk	Miroslav Vaško        No response
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Reminders sent out on 2006-06-08.
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** Send an email to the various distributions, including the GNOME
and KDE projects, to use the new Emacs icons in etc/images/icons.

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* WINDOWS SUPPORT BUGS.
These don't need to be fixed to start pretest, but we call the
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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** make-network-process :nowait t doesn't work for non-local targets
   on Windows.  This has been "fixed" for Emacs 22 by defining
   BROKEN_NON_BLOCKING_CONNECT in ms-w32.h.


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* BUGS

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** document gpg-agent.
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** Need papers from Rubini for his code in t-mouse.el
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  Sent instructions.
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** lennart.borgman.073@student.lu.se, Dec 21:
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  Saving when the coding system can't code all buffer characters

** Bug in ESHELL that Wiegley is supposed to fix.

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** How should C-x C-v ask about saving?

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** lennart.borgman.073@student.lu.se, Dec 16:
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  compilation-previous-error fails if first error is at start of buffer

** CC mode fixes to be installed.

** W3 status with latest url package.

** Fix up the notices in oldXMenu properly.

** bruno@clisp.org's patches for location of Info file directory.

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** disumu@x3y2z1.net, Nov 22:
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  URL not following some 302 redirects after recent changes

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** Give recommendations for redefining window manager keys
  to avoid interference with Emacs.

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** lennart.borgman.073@student.lu.se, Dec 29:
  How global is a define-global-minor-mode mode
He says that customizing such a mode simply does not work.
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RMS says that there is no code in the generated defcustom,
or elsewhere in the generated code, to implement setting that variable
through the custom mechanism.
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** b.riefenstahl@turtle-trading.net, Dec 29:
  GTK build crashes under X

** dooglus@gmail.com, Dec 29: 4 week-old pretest bugs
  Two GTK version bugs.

** pgg bugs reported by rms.

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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
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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etc/TUTORIAL             rms
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etc/TUTORIAL.bg          Ognyan Kulev <ogi@fmi.uni-sofia.bg>
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etc/TUTORIAL.cn
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etc/TUTORIAL.cs          Pavel Janík <Pavel@Janik.cz>
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etc/TUTORIAL.de          Werner LEMBERG <wl@gnu.org>
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etc/TUTORIAL.es          Marcelo Toledo
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etc/TUTORIAL.fr          ttn
etc/TUTORIAL.it          ttn
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etc/TUTORIAL.ja		 Kenichi Handa <handa@m17n.org>
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etc/TUTORIAL.ko
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etc/TUTORIAL.nl		 Lute Kamstra
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etc/TUTORIAL.pl          Slawomir Nowaczyk <slawek@cs.lth.se>
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etc/TUTORIAL.pt_BR       Marcelo Toledo
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etc/TUTORIAL.ru          Alex Ott <alexott@gmail.com>
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etc/TUTORIAL.sk          Pavel Janík <Pavel@Janik.cz>
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etc/TUTORIAL.sl          Primoz PETERLIN <primoz.peterlin@biofiz.mf.uni-lj.si>
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etc/TUTORIAL.sv          Mats Lidell <matsl@contactor.se>
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etc/TUTORIAL.th          Virach Sornlertlamvanich <virach@tcllab.org>
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etc/TUTORIAL.zh

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Local variables:
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coding: utf-8
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