Commit 9db62bf9 authored by Richard Stallman's avatar Richard Stallman Committed by Paul Eggert

Distinguish free from non-free OSes

parent ff49d86b
......@@ -14,6 +14,14 @@ built either without window system support, with X11, or with the
Cocoa interface; this section only applies to the Cocoa build. This
does not support versions before macOS 10.6.
GNUstep is free software; MacOS is not. MacOS a non-free operating
system; that means it denies its users the freedom that every computer
user deserves. That is an injustice. For your freedom's sake, we
urge you to switch to a free operating system.
We support GNU Emacs on proprietary operating systems because
we hope this taste of freedom will inspire users to escape from them.
For various historical and technical reasons, Emacs uses the term
@samp{Nextstep} internally, instead of ``Cocoa'' or ``macOS''; for
instance, most of the commands and variables described in this section
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......@@ -19,6 +19,13 @@ manual (@pxref{MS-DOS,,, emacs-xtra, Specialized Emacs Features}).
section (@pxref{MS-DOS}).
@end ifnottex
MS-Windows is a non-free operating system; that means it denies its
users the freedom that every computer user deserves. That is an
injustice. For your freedom's sake, we urge you to switch to a free
operating system.
We support GNU Emacs on these proprietary operating systems because
we hope this taste of freedom will inspire users to escape from them.
The behavior of Emacs on MS-Windows is reasonably similar to what is
documented in the rest of the manual, including support for long file
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