Commit 85b438b7 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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Remove the term "on-line" (meaning "Info") throughout, since

in this day and age the common meaning is "on the web".
(copying): Use @copyright in all cases.
(Basic keys): Remove reference to deleted manual node "Text Characters".
(File-name conventions): Use GNU as an example rather than SERVICE.
default.el lives in site-lisp.  Update Info directory location.
(Real meaning of copyleft): GPL actions have been brought, but all
settled out of court.
(Guidelines for newsgroup postings): Shorten section title.
Simplify comp.emacs description.
(Newsgroup archives): Change Google URL.  Describe Gmane.
(Unsubscribing from Emacs lists): Remove discussion of "distribution
points".  Mention List-Unsubscribe header.
(Contacting the FSF): Update email and URLs.
(Basic editing): Mention F1 for help.
(Installing Texinfo documentation): Refer to Texinfo website rather
than ftp server.
(Printing a Texinfo file): Mention texi2pdf.
(Informational files for Emacs): Don't describe FTP or SERVICE, they
are just stubs nowadays.
(Latest version of Emacs): Explain version numbers.
(Spell-checkers, Checking TeX and *roff documents): Remove sections.
(Turning on syntax highlighting): No need to mention hilit19 any more.
(Finding Emacs on the Internet): Refer to URLs rather than DISTRIB, FTP.
(Modes for various languages): Remove section.
(Major packages and programs): Remove most version and maintainer
information - it's hard to keep up-to-date, and adds nothing.
Similarly with direct links to mailing lists.
(Spell-checkers): Rename node from Ispell.  Mention Aspell and Hunspell.
(Mailcrypt): Remove section - mailcrypt has not been updated in mnay
years, and Emacs comes with tools for this now.
(Patch): Remove section - this is a standard tool.
(Using function keys under X): Remove section.
parent 60959d23
2009-06-13 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* faq.texi: Remove the term "on-line" (meaning "Info") throughout, since
in this day and age the common meaning is "on the web".
(copying): Use @copyright in all cases.
(Basic keys): Remove reference to deleted manual node "Text Characters".
(File-name conventions): Use GNU as an example rather than SERVICE.
default.el lives in site-lisp. Update Info directory location.
(Real meaning of copyleft): GPL actions have been brought, but all
settled out of court.
(Guidelines for newsgroup postings): Shorten section title.
Simplify comp.emacs description.
(Newsgroup archives): Change Google URL. Describe Gmane.
(Unsubscribing from Emacs lists): Remove discussion of "distribution
points". Mention List-Unsubscribe header.
(Contacting the FSF): Update email and URLs.
(Basic editing): Mention F1 for help.
(Installing Texinfo documentation): Refer to Texinfo website rather
than ftp server.
(Printing a Texinfo file): Mention texi2pdf.
(Informational files for Emacs): Don't describe FTP or SERVICE, they
are just stubs nowadays.
(Latest version of Emacs): Explain version numbers.
(Spell-checkers, Checking TeX and *roff documents): Remove sections.
(Turning on syntax highlighting): No need to mention hilit19 any more.
(Finding Emacs on the Internet): Refer to URLs rather than DISTRIB, FTP.
(Modes for various languages): Remove section.
(Major packages and programs): Remove most version and maintainer
information - it's hard to keep up-to-date, and adds nothing.
Similarly with direct links to mailing lists.
(Spell-checkers): Rename node from Ispell. Mention Aspell and Hunspell.
(Mailcrypt): Remove section - mailcrypt has not been updated in mnay
years, and Emacs comes with tools for this now.
(Patch): Remove section - this is a standard tool.
(Using function keys under X): Remove section.
2009-06-12 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* faq.texi (Viewing Info files outside of Emacs): Xinfo is no more.
......
......@@ -14,9 +14,10 @@
@copying
Copyright @copyright{} 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Free Software Foundation, Inc.@*
Copyright 1994,1995,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000 Reuven M. Lerner@*
Copyright 1992,1993 Steven Byrnes@*
Copyright 1990,1991,1992 Joseph Brian Wells@*
Copyright @copyright{} 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Reuven M. Lerner@*
Copyright @copyright{} 1992, 1993 Steven Byrnes@*
Copyright @copyright{} 1990, 1991, 1992 Joseph Brian Wells@*
@quotation
This list of frequently asked questions about GNU Emacs with answers
......@@ -59,6 +60,7 @@ distribution.]
@node Top, FAQ notation, (dir), (dir)
@top The GNU Emacs FAQ
@c FIXME @today is just the day we ran `makeinfo'.
This is the GNU Emacs FAQ, last updated on @today{}.
This FAQ is maintained as a part of GNU Emacs. If you find any errors,
......@@ -98,7 +100,7 @@ used in the FAQ.
@menu
* Basic keys::
* Extended commands::
* On-line manual::
* Emacs manual::
* File-name conventions::
* Common acronyms::
@end menu
......@@ -181,10 +183,10 @@ pressed.}.
@kbd{C-?} (aka @key{DEL}) is @acronym{ASCII} code 127. It is a misnomer to call
@kbd{C-?} a ``control'' key, since 127 has both bits 5 and 6 turned ON.
Also, on very few keyboards does @kbd{C-?} generate @acronym{ASCII} code 127.
@c FIXME I cannot understand the previous sentence.
@inforef{Text Characters, Text Characters, emacs}, and @inforef{Keys,
Keys, emacs}, for more information. (@xref{On-line manual}, for more
information about Info.)
@inforef{Keys, Keys, emacs}, for more information. (@xref{Emacs
manual}, for more information about Info.)
@node Extended commands
@section What does @file{M-x @var{command}} mean?
......@@ -213,14 +215,14 @@ good candidate for this, on keyboards that have such a key.
If you need to run non-interactive Emacs functions, see @ref{Evaluating
Emacs Lisp code}.
@node On-line manual
@section How do I read topic XXX in the on-line manual?
@cindex On-line manual, reading topics in
@cindex Reading topics in the on-line manual
@cindex Finding topics in the on-line manual
@node Emacs manual
@section How do I read topic XXX in the Emacs manual?
@cindex Emacs manual, reading topics in
@cindex Reading topics in the Emacs manual
@cindex Finding topics in the Emacs manual
@cindex Info, finding topics in
When we refer you to some @var{topic} in the on-line manual, you can
When we refer you to some @var{topic} in the Emacs manual, you can
read this manual node inside Emacs (assuming nothing is broken) by
typing @kbd{C-h i m emacs @key{RET} m @var{topic} @key{RET}}.
......@@ -238,14 +240,13 @@ improperly. In this case you should complain.
Emacs manual.
@node File-name conventions
@section What are @file{etc/SERVICE}, @file{src/config.h}, and @file{lisp/default.el}?
@section What are @file{etc/GNU}, @file{src/config.h}, and @file{site-lisp/default.el}?
@cindex File-name conventions
@cindex Conventions for file names
@cindex Directories and files that come with Emacs
These are files that come with Emacs. The Emacs distribution is divided
into subdirectories; the important ones are @file{etc}, @file{lisp}, and
@file{src}.
into subdirectories; e.g. @file{etc}, @file{lisp}, and @file{src}.
If you use Emacs, but don't know where it is kept on your system, start
Emacs, then type @kbd{C-h v data-directory @key{RET}}. The directory
......@@ -254,12 +255,12 @@ name displayed by this will be the full pathname of the installed
@code{data-directory}, and @kbd{C-h v} displays the value and the
documentation of a variable.)
The location of your Info directory (i.e., where on-line documentation
The location of your Info directory (i.e., where Info documentation
is stored) is kept in the variable @code{Info-default-directory-list}. Use
@kbd{C-h v Info-default-directory-list @key{RET}} to see the value of
this variable, which will be a list of directory names. The last
directory in that list is probably where most Info files are stored. By
default, Info documentation is placed in @file{/usr/local/info}.
default, Info documentation is placed in @file{/usr/local/share/info}.
Some of these files are available individually via FTP or e-mail; see
@ref{Informational files for Emacs}. They all are available in the
......@@ -267,9 +268,6 @@ source distribution. Many of the files in the @file{etc} directory are
also available via the Emacs @samp{Help} menu, or by typing @kbd{C-h ?}
(@kbd{M-x help-for-help}).
Your system administrator may have removed the @file{src} directory and
many files from the @file{etc} directory.
@node Common acronyms
@section What are FSF, LPF, GNU, RMS, FTP, and GPL?
@cindex FSF, definition of
......@@ -355,9 +353,12 @@ available at @uref{http://progfree.org/, the LPF home page}.
The real legal meaning of the GNU General Public License (copyleft) will
only be known if and when a judge rules on its validity and scope.
There has never been a copyright infringement case involving the GPL to
set any precedents. Please take any discussion regarding this issue to
the newsgroup @uref{news:gnu.misc.discuss}, which was created to hold the
extensive flame wars on the subject.
set any precedents. Although legal actions have been brought against
companies for violating the terms of the GPL, so far all have been
settled out of court (in favour of the plaintiffs). Please take any
discussion regarding this issue to the newsgroup
@uref{news:gnu.misc.discuss}, which was created to hold the extensive
flame wars on the subject.
RMS writes:
......@@ -372,7 +373,7 @@ recipients the same freedom that you enjoyed.
@end quotation
@node Guidelines for newsgroup postings
@section What are appropriate messages for @uref{news:gnu.emacs.help}, @uref{news:gnu.emacs.bug}, @uref{news:comp.emacs}, etc.?
@section What are appropriate messages for the various Emacs newsgroups?
@cindex Newsgroups, appropriate messages for
@cindex GNU newsgroups, appropriate messages for
@cindex Usenet groups, appropriate messages for
......@@ -386,14 +387,8 @@ of the file.) For those lists which are gatewayed with newsgroups, it
lists both the newsgroup name and the mailing list address.
The newsgroup @uref{news:comp.emacs} is for discussion of Emacs programs
in general. This includes Emacs along with various other
implementations, such as XEmacs, JOVE, MicroEmacs, Freemacs, MG,
Unipress, CCA, and Epsilon.
Many people post Emacs questions to @uref{news:comp.emacs} because they
don't receive any of the @code{gnu.*} newsgroups. Arguments have been
made both for and against posting GNU-Emacs-specific material to
@uref{news:comp.emacs}. You have to decide for yourself.
in general. The newsgroup @uref{news:gnu.emacs.help} is specifically
for GNU Emacs.
Messages advocating ``non-free'' software are considered unacceptable on
any of the @code{gnu.*} newsgroups except for @uref{news:gnu.misc.discuss},
......@@ -423,11 +418,12 @@ The archive can be browsed over the web at
@uref{http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/, the GNU mail archive}.
Web-based Usenet search services, such as
@uref{http://groups.google.com/groups/dir?sel=33592484, Google}, also
@uref{http://groups.google.com/groups/dir?q=gnu&, Google}, also
archive the @code{gnu.*} groups.
You can read the archives of the @code{gnu.*} groups and post new
messages at @uref{http://gmane.org/, Gmane}.
messages at @uref{http://gmane.org/, Gmane}. Gmane is a service that
presents mailing lists as newsgroups.
@node Reporting bugs
@section Where should I report bugs and other problems with Emacs?
......@@ -438,7 +434,7 @@ messages at @uref{http://gmane.org/, Gmane}.
The correct way to report Emacs bugs is to use the command
@kbd{M-x report-emacs-bug}. It sets up a mail buffer with the
essential information and the correct e-mail address which is
essential information and the correct e-mail address, which is
@email{bug-gnu-emacs@@gnu.org} for the released versions of Emacs.
Anything sent to @email{bug-gnu-emacs@@gnu.org} also appears in the
newsgroup @uref{news:gnu.emacs.bug}, but please use e-mail instead of
......@@ -448,7 +444,7 @@ so you can be contacted for further details.
Be sure to read the ``Bugs'' section of the Emacs manual before reporting
a bug! The manual describes in detail how to submit a useful bug
report (@pxref{Bugs, , Reporting Bugs, emacs, The GNU Emacs Manual}).
(@xref{On-line manual}, if you don't know how to read the manual.)
(@xref{Emacs manual}, if you don't know how to read the manual.)
RMS says:
......@@ -481,20 +477,16 @@ does, that is a bug.
@end quotation
@node Unsubscribing from Emacs lists
@section How do I unsubscribe from this mailing list?
@section How do I unsubscribe from a mailing list?
@cindex Unsubscribing from GNU mailing lists
@cindex Removing yourself from GNU mailing lists
If you are receiving a GNU mailing list named @var{list}, you might be
If you are receiving a GNU mailing list named @var{list}, you should be
able to unsubscribe from it by sending a request to the address
@email{@var{list}-request@@gnu.org}. However, this will not work if you are
not listed on the main mailing list, but instead receive the mail from a
distribution point. In that case, you will have to track down at which
distribution point you are listed. Inspecting the @samp{Received} headers
on the mail messages may help, along with liberal use of the @samp{EXPN} or
@samp{VRFY} sendmail commands through @samp{telnet @var{site-address}
smtp}. Ask your postmaster for help, if you cannot figure out these
details.
@email{@var{list}-request@@gnu.org}. Mailing lists mails normally
contain information in either the message header
(@samp{List-Unsubscribe:}) or as a footer that tells you how to
unsubscribe.
@node Contacting the FSF
@section What is the current address of the FSF?
......@@ -506,7 +498,7 @@ details.
@table @asis
@item E-mail
gnu@@gnu.org
info@@fsf.org
@item Telephone
+1-617-542-5942
......@@ -515,7 +507,7 @@ gnu@@gnu.org
+1-617-542-2652
@item World Wide Web
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/}
@uref{http://www.fsf.org/}
@item Postal address
Free Software Foundation@*
......@@ -527,14 +519,14 @@ USA@*
@cindex Ordering GNU software
For details on how to order items directly from the FSF, see the
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/order/order.html, GNU Web site}.
@uref{http://shop.fsf.org/, FSF on-line store}.
@c ------------------------------------------------------------
@node Getting help
@chapter Getting help
@cindex Getting help
This chapter tells you how to get help with Emacs
This chapter tells you how to get help with Emacs.
@menu
* Basic editing::
......@@ -569,7 +561,8 @@ help-for-help} instead to invoke help. To discover what key (if any)
invokes help on your system, type @kbd{M-x where-is @key{RET}
help-for-help @key{RET}}. This will print a comma-separated list of key
sequences in the echo area. Ignore the last character in each key
sequence listed. Each of the resulting key sequences invokes help.
sequence listed. Each of the resulting key sequences (e.g. @key{F1} is
common) invokes help.
Emacs help works best if it is invoked by a single key whose value
should be stored in the variable @code{help-char}.
......@@ -587,7 +580,7 @@ There are several methods for finding out how to do things in Emacs.
@cindex Reading the Emacs manual
@item
The complete text of the Emacs manual is available on-line via the Info
The complete text of the Emacs manual is available via the Info
hypertext reader. Type @kbd{C-h r} to display the manual in Info mode.
Typing @key{h} immediately after entering Info will provide a short
tutorial on how to use it.
......@@ -657,9 +650,8 @@ information. To get a list of these commands, type @samp{?} after
@cindex Emacs manual, obtaining a printed or HTML copy of
You can order a printed copy of the Emacs manual from the FSF. For
details see the @uref{http://www.gnu.org/order/order.html, GNU Web site}.
details see the @uref{http://shop.fsf.org/, FSF on-line store}.
@c The number 620 below is version-dependent!
The full Texinfo source for the manual also comes in the @file{doc/emacs}
directory of the Emacs distribution, if you're daring enough to try to
print out this several-hundred-page manual yourself (@pxref{Printing a Texinfo
......@@ -670,7 +662,7 @@ you can get a PostScript or PDF (or HTML) version from
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual/}
@xref{Learning how to do something}, for how to view the manual on-line.
@xref{Learning how to do something}, for how to view the manual.
@node Emacs Lisp documentation
@section Where can I get documentation on Emacs Lisp?
......@@ -684,11 +676,11 @@ Within Emacs, you can type @kbd{C-h f} to get the documentation for a
function, @kbd{C-h v} for a variable.
For more information, the Emacs Lisp Reference Manual is available
on-line, in Info format. @xref{Top, Emacs Lisp,, elisp, The
in Info format. @xref{Top, Emacs Lisp,, elisp, The
Emacs Lisp Reference Manual}.
You can also order a hardcopy of the manual, details on ordering it from
FSF are on the @uref{http://www.gnu.org/order/order.html, GNU Web site}.
FSF are on the @uref{http://shop.fsf.org/, FSF on-line store}.
An HTML version of the Emacs Lisp Reference Manual is available at
......@@ -703,17 +695,14 @@ An HTML version of the Emacs Lisp Reference Manual is available at
@cindex Info files, how to install
First, you must turn the Texinfo files into Info files. You may do this
using the stand-alone @file{makeinfo} program, available as part of the latest
using the stand-alone @file{makeinfo} program, available as part of the
Texinfo package at
@uref{ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/texinfo/texinfo-4.8.tar.gz}
and all mirrors of @samp{ftp.gnu.org} (for a list, @pxref{Current GNU
distributions}).
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/}
For information about the Texinfo format, read the Texinfo manual which
comes with the Texinfo package. This manual also comes installed in
Info format, so you can read it on-line; type @kbd{C-h i m texinfo
Info format, so you can read it from Emacs; type @kbd{C-h i m texinfo
@key{RET}}.
Alternatively, you could use the Emacs command @kbd{M-x
......@@ -830,6 +819,8 @@ printed copy.
The @samp{texi2dvi} script is part of the GNU Texinfo distribution
(@pxref{Installing Texinfo documentation}).
Alternatively, @samp{texi2pdf} produces PDF files.
@item
Print the DVI file @file{@var{texinfo-source}.dvi} in the normal way for
printing DVI files at your site. For example, if you have a PostScript
......@@ -869,13 +860,11 @@ You can get Tkinfo at
@cindex Files included with Emacs
@cindex @file{COPYING}, description of file
@cindex @file{DISTRIB}, description of file
@cindex @file{FTP}, description of file
@cindex @file{GNU}, description of file
@cindex @file{INTERVIEW}, description of file
@cindex @file{MACHINES}, description of file
@cindex @file{MAILINGLISTS}, description of file
@cindex @file{NEWS}, description of file
@cindex @file{SERVICE}, description of file
This isn't a frequently asked question, but it should be! A variety of
informational files about Emacs and relevant aspects of the GNU project
......@@ -893,9 +882,6 @@ GNU General Public License
@item DISTRIB
Emacs Availability Information
@item FTP
How to get GNU Software by Internet FTP
@item GNU
The GNU Manifesto
......@@ -912,9 +898,6 @@ GNU Project Electronic Mailing Lists
@item NEWS
Emacs news, a history of recent user-visible changes
@item SERVICE
GNU Service Directory
@end table
More GNU information, including back issues of the @cite{GNU's
......@@ -996,7 +979,10 @@ conventions}).
@cindex Version, latest
@cindex Latest version of Emacs
Emacs @value{VER} is the current version as of this writing.
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 (e.g. @samp{23.0.50}) indicate a development
version.
@node New in Emacs 20
@section What is different about Emacs 20?
......@@ -1168,8 +1154,6 @@ full list.
* Yanking text in isearch::
* Wrapping words automatically::
* Turning on auto-fill by default::
* Spell-checkers::
* Checking TeX and *roff documents::
* Changing load-path::
* Using an already running Emacs process::
* Compiler error messages::
......@@ -1601,21 +1585,6 @@ If you want @code{auto-fill} mode on in all major modes, do this:
(setq-default auto-fill-function 'do-auto-fill)
@end lisp
@node Spell-checkers
@section Where can I get a better spelling checker for Emacs?
@cindex Checking spelling
@cindex Spelling, checking text documents
Use Ispell. @xref{Ispell}.
@node Checking TeX and *roff documents
@section How can I spell-check @TeX{} or *roff documents?
@cindex Spelling, checking @TeX{} documents
@cindex @TeX{} documents, checking spelling in
Use Ispell. Ispell can handle @TeX{} and *roff documents.
@xref{Ispell}.
@node Changing load-path
@section How do I change @code{load-path}?
@cindex @code{load-path}, modifying
......@@ -2495,11 +2464,6 @@ appear in different colors. For instance, in a programming mode,
variables will appear in one face, keywords in a second, and comments in
a third.
@cindex hilit19 is deprecated
Earlier versions of Emacs supported hilit19, a similar package. Use of
hilit19 is now considered non-standard, although @file{hilit19.el} comes
with the stock Emacs distribution. It is no longer maintained.
To turn @code{font-lock-mode} off within an existing buffer, use
@kbd{M-x font-lock-mode @key{RET}}.
......@@ -2928,7 +2892,7 @@ properly told to do DNS lookups with the correct command line switch.
@cindex Debugging @file{.emacs} file
An error occurred while loading either your @file{.emacs} file or the
system-wide file @file{lisp/default.el}. Emacs 21.1 and later pops the
system-wide file @file{site-lisp/default.el}. Emacs 21.1 and later pops the
@file{*Messages*} buffer, and puts there some additional information
about the error, to provide some hints for debugging.
......@@ -3394,7 +3358,6 @@ Please don't post it to @uref{news:gnu.emacs.help} or send e-mail to
* Emacs for Windows::
* Emacs for GNUstep::
* Emacs for Apple computers::
* Modes for various languages::
@end menu
@node Finding Emacs on the Internet
......@@ -3405,9 +3368,11 @@ Please don't post it to @uref{news:gnu.emacs.help} or send e-mail to
@cindex Distribution, retrieving Emacs
@cindex Internet, retrieving from
Look in the files @file{etc/DISTRIB} and @file{etc/FTP} for
information on nearby archive sites. If you don't already have Emacs,
see @ref{Informational files for Emacs}, for how to get these files.
Information on downloading Emacs is available at
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/, the Emacs home-page}.
For an order form for all Emacs and FSF distributions deliverable from
the USA, see @uref{http://shop.fsf.org/}.
@xref{Installing Emacs}, for information on how to obtain and build the latest
version of Emacs, and see @ref{Current GNU distributions}, for a list of
......@@ -3478,9 +3443,6 @@ The most up-to-date official GNU software is normally kept at
@uref{ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu}
Read the files @file{etc/DISTRIB} and @file{etc/FTP} for more
information.
A list of sites mirroring @samp{ftp.gnu.org} can be found at
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html}
......@@ -3540,7 +3502,7 @@ information is available from
@cindex Emacs for MS-DOS
@cindex Tools needed to compile Emacs under DOS
A pre-built binary distribution of Emacs is available from the
A pre-built binary distribution of Emacs 20 is available from the
SimTel.NET archives. This version apparently works under MS-DOS and
Windows (3.X, 9X, ME, NT, and 2000) and supports long file names under
Windows 9X, Windows ME, and Windows 2000. More information is available
......@@ -3643,30 +3605,6 @@ Beginning with version 23.1, Emacs supports GNUstep natively.
Beginning with version 22.1, Emacs supports Mac OS X natively.
@node Modes for various languages
@section Where can I get modes for Lex, Yacc/Bison, Bourne shell, csh, C@t{++}, Objective-C, Pascal, Java, and Awk?
@cindex Awk, mode for
@cindex @code{awk-mode}
@cindex Bison, mode for
@cindex Bourne Shell, mode for
@cindex C@t{++}, mode for
@cindex Java, mode for
@cindex Lex mode
@cindex Objective-C, mode for
@cindex @code{pascal-mode}
@cindex Shell mode
@cindex Yacc mode
@cindex @file{csh} mode
@cindex @code{sh-mode}
@cindex @code{cc-mode}
Most of these modes are now available in standard Emacs distribution.
To get additional modes, see @ref{Finding a package with particular
functionality}.
Barry Warsaw's @code{cc-mode} now works for C, C@t{++}, Objective-C, and
Java code. It is distributed with Emacs, but has
@uref{http://cc-mode.sourceforge.net/, its own homepage}.
@c ------------------------------------------------------------
@node Major packages and programs
......@@ -3677,12 +3615,10 @@ Java code. It is distributed with Emacs, but has
* VM::
* AUCTeX::
* BBDB::
* Ispell::
* Spell-checkers::
* Emacs/W3::
* EDB::
* Mailcrypt::
* JDE::
* Patch::
@end menu
@node VM
......@@ -3694,12 +3630,6 @@ Java code. It is distributed with Emacs, but has
@table @b
@item Maintainer
@email{hack@@robf.de, Robert Widhopf-Fenk}
@item Latest version
8.0
@item Web site
@uref{http://www.nongnu.org/viewmail/}
......@@ -3732,29 +3662,7 @@ Current versions of AUC@TeX{} include the
package for WYSIWYG previews of various LaTeX constructs in the Emacs
source buffer.
@table @b
@item Authors
@email{krab@@iesd.auc.dk, Kresten Krab Thorup}, @*
@email{abraham@@dina.kvl.dk, Per Abrahamsen}, @* and others.
@item Maintainer
@email{dak@@gnu.org, David Kastrup}
@item Latest version
11.85
@item Distribution
@uref{ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/auctex/}
@item Web site
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/}
@item Mailing list:
Subscription requests to @email{auctex-request@@gnu.org}@*
Submissions to @email{auctex@@gnu.org}
@end table
@uref{http://www.gnu.org/software/auctex/, AUCTeX}
@node BBDB
@section BBDB --- personal Info Rolodex integrated with mail/news readers
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@cindex Big Brother Database
@cindex Address book
@table @b
@item Maintainer
@email{hack@@robf.de, Robert Widhopf-Fenk}
@uref{http://bbdb.sourceforge.net/, The Insidious Big Brother Database}
@item Latest version
2.35
@item Distribution
@uref{http://bbdb.sourceforge.net/}
@item Mailing lists
Subscription requests to @email{bbdb-info-request@@lists.sourceforge.net}@*
Submissions to @email{bbdb-info@@lists.sourceforge.net}@*
Release announcements: @email{bbdb-announce-request@@lists.sourceforge.net}
@end table
@node Ispell
@section Ispell --- spell checker in C with interface for Emacs
@node Spell-checkers
@section Spell-checkers
@cindex Spell-checker
@cindex Checking spelling
@cindex Ispell
@cindex Aspell
@cindex Hunspell
@table @b
@item Author
@email{geoff@@cs.hmc.edu, Geoff Kuenning}
Various spell-checkers are compatible with Emacs, including:
@item Latest version
3.3.02
@table @b
@item Distribution
@uref{http://fmg-www.cs.ucla.edu/geoff/tars/ispell-3.3.02.tar.gz}@*
@item GNU Aspell
@uref{http://aspell.net/}
@item Web site
@item Ispell
@uref{http://fmg-www.cs.ucla.edu/geoff/ispell.html}
@end table
@item Hunspell
@uref{http://hunspell.sourceforge.net/}
This Ispell program is distinct from GNU Ispell 4.0. GNU Ispell 4.0 is
no longer a supported product.
@end table
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