Commit a4c5b42a authored by Karl Berry's avatar Karl Berry
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improve page breaks, etc.

parent 799b5496
2007-03-30 Karl Berry <karl@gnu.org>
* lists.texi (List-related Predicates): Remove spurious @need.
(Setcdr): Use @smallexample to improve page break.
(Association Lists) <assoc>: Reword to improve page break.
* strings.texi (String Conversion): Insert blank line to improve
page break.
* numbers.texi (Random Numbers): Use @minus{}.
(Math Functions): Use @minus{}.
* intro.texi (Acknowledgements): Avoid line breaks before middle
initials.
2007-03-24 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* errors.texi (Standard Errors): Add an index entry.
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......@@ -535,11 +535,12 @@ The minor version number of Emacs, as an integer. For Emacs version
@section Acknowledgements
This manual was written by Robert Krawitz, Bil Lewis, Dan LaLiberte,
Richard M. Stallman and Chris Welty, the volunteers of the GNU manual
group, in an effort extending over several years. Robert J. Chassell
helped to review and edit the manual, with the support of the Defense
Advanced Research Projects Agency, ARPA Order 6082, arranged by Warren
A. Hunt, Jr.@: of Computational Logic, Inc.
Richard@tie{}M. Stallman and Chris Welty, the volunteers of the GNU
manual group, in an effort extending over several years.
Robert@tie{}J. Chassell helped to review and edit the manual, with the
support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ARPA Order
6082, arranged by Warren@tie{}A. Hunt, Jr.@: of Computational Logic,
Inc.
Corrections were supplied by Karl Berry, Jim Blandy, Bard Bloom,
Stephane Boucher, David Boyes, Alan Carroll, Richard Davis, Lawrence
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......@@ -159,7 +159,6 @@ considered a list and @code{not} when it is considered a truth value
@end example
@end defun
@need 2000
@node List Elements
@section Accessing Elements of Lists
......@@ -991,10 +990,9 @@ x1
@end group
@end example
@need 4000
Here is the result in box notation:
@example
@smallexample
@group
--------------------
| |
......@@ -1004,7 +1002,7 @@ x1
| | | | | | | | |
-------------- -------------- --------------
@end group
@end example
@end smallexample
@noindent
The second cons cell, which previously held the element @code{b}, still
......@@ -1589,7 +1587,7 @@ of property lists and association lists.
@defun assoc key alist
This function returns the first association for @var{key} in
@var{alist}. It compares @var{key} against the alist elements using
@var{alist}, comparing @var{key} against the alist elements using
@code{equal} (@pxref{Equality Predicates}). It returns @code{nil} if no
association in @var{alist} has a @sc{car} @code{equal} to @var{key}.
For example:
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......@@ -1066,7 +1066,7 @@ pi/2
@math{\pi/2}
@end tex
(inclusive) whose sine is @var{arg}; if, however, @var{arg} is out of
range (outside [-1, 1]), it signals a @code{domain-error} error.
range (outside [@minus{}1, 1]), it signals a @code{domain-error} error.
@end defun
@defun acos arg
......@@ -1078,7 +1078,7 @@ pi
@math{\pi}
@end tex
(inclusive) whose cosine is @var{arg}; if, however, @var{arg} is out
of range (outside [-1, 1]), it signals a @code{domain-error} error.
of range (outside [@minus{}1, 1]), it signals a @code{domain-error} error.
@end defun
@defun atan y &optional x
......@@ -1183,7 +1183,7 @@ generates the same sequence of numbers. Emacs always starts with the
same seed value, so the sequence of values of @code{random} is actually
the same in each Emacs run! For example, in one operating system, the
first call to @code{(random)} after you start Emacs always returns
-1457731, and the second one always returns -7692030. This
@minus{}1457731, and the second one always returns @minus{}7692030. This
repeatability is helpful for debugging.
If you want random numbers that don't always come out the same, execute
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......@@ -586,6 +586,7 @@ first character of @var{string} is the null character, @acronym{ASCII} code
@example
(string-to-char "ABC")
@result{} 65
(string-to-char "xyz")
@result{} 120
(string-to-char "")
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