Commit 56cf8ff5 authored by Karl Heuer's avatar Karl Heuer
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Old changes finally checked into RCS

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Getting GNU Software, 21 Mar 93
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Getting GNU Software, 14 May 94
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......@@ -49,14 +52,15 @@ converted to the new format. Files compressed with this new
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(which end in `.z'). This is possible because the various
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......@@ -66,15 +70,14 @@ The GNU Emacs distribution includes:
- manual source in TeX format.
- an enhanced regex (regular expression) library.
See `/pub/gnu/GNUinfo/MACHINES' for the status of porting Emacs to
various machines and operating systems.
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Problems with the C Scheme distribution and its ftp distribution
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......@@ -86,7 +89,7 @@ two general mailing lists: <info-cscheme@martigny.ai.mit.edu>and
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......@@ -103,10 +106,10 @@ Software Foundation, please express your satisfaction with a donation.
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