Commit 54b31cbf authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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(Obtaining the FAQ): Add reference to Savannah.

(Latest version of Emacs): Mention source code repository.
parent d259fc4b
2009-06-17 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* faq.texi (Obtaining the FAQ): Add reference to Savannah.
(Latest version of Emacs): Mention source code repository.
2009-06-16 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* faq.texi (Top): Language tweak.
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......@@ -954,8 +954,7 @@ The Emacs FAQ is distributed with Emacs in Info format. You can read it
by selecting the @samp{Emacs FAQ} option from the @samp{Help} menu of
the Emacs menu bar at the top of any Emacs frame, or by typing @kbd{C-h
C-f} (@kbd{M-x view-emacs-FAQ}). The very latest version is available
in the Emacs development repository.
@c FIXME add link to a section on that.
in the Emacs development repository (@pxref{Latest version of Emacs}).
@c ------------------------------------------------------------
@node Status of Emacs
......@@ -1007,12 +1006,24 @@ conventions}).
@section What is the latest version of Emacs?
@cindex Version, latest
@cindex Latest version of Emacs
@cindex Development, Emacs
@cindex Repository, Emacs
@cindex CVS repository, Emacs
@cindex Arch repository, Emacs
@cindex Git repository, Emacs
Emacs @value{VER} is the current version as of this writing. A version
number with two components (e.g. @samp{22.1}) indicates a released
version; three components indicate a development
version (e.g. @samp{23.0.50} is what will eventually become @samp{23.1}).
Emacs is under active development, hosted at
@uref{http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/emacs/, Savannah}. The source
code can be retrieved anonymously following the
@uref{http://savannah.gnu.org/cvs/?group=emacs, instructions}.
The primary repository is CVS, but Arch and Git mirrors are also
available.
Because Emacs undergoes many changes before a release, the version
number of a development version is not especially meaningful. It is
better to refer to the date on which the sources were retrieved from the
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