Commit 54b31cbf authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris

(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> 2009-06-16 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* faq.texi (Top): Language tweak. * 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 ...@@ -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 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 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 C-f} (@kbd{M-x view-emacs-FAQ}). The very latest version is available
in the Emacs development repository. in the Emacs development repository (@pxref{Latest version of Emacs}).
@c FIXME add link to a section on that.
@c ------------------------------------------------------------ @c ------------------------------------------------------------
@node Status of Emacs @node Status of Emacs
...@@ -1007,12 +1006,24 @@ conventions}). ...@@ -1007,12 +1006,24 @@ conventions}).
@section What is the latest version of Emacs? @section What is the latest version of Emacs?
@cindex Version, latest @cindex Version, latest
@cindex Latest version of Emacs @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 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 number with two components (e.g. @samp{22.1}) indicates a released
version; three components indicate a development version; three components indicate a development
version (e.g. @samp{23.0.50} is what will eventually become @samp{23.1}). 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 Because Emacs undergoes many changes before a release, the version
number of a development version is not especially meaningful. It is 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 better to refer to the date on which the sources were retrieved from the
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