Commit c120037b authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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73bc6f86 Fix a typo in describing input methods
6b4bafed ; Add a comment to emacs-lisp-intro.texi
parents c73e6a31 73bc6f86
......@@ -198,6 +198,31 @@ supports it in developing GNU and promoting software freedom.''
@end ifset
@end ifnothtml
 
@c If you think this manual is too large for an introduction, please
@c consider this email exchange:
@c
@c >> The intro is almost 300 pages in full. I had expected 60 pages.
@c >
@c > This is an important point in its own right. Could you
@c > write a simplified introduction that is only 50 pages or so?
@c > That would be helpful to many potential users, I'd think.
@c
@c > The problem with the introduction is that it was written when
@c > programming was only starting to be a skill "normal" people could
@c > have access to. So the text is extremely verbose and is
@c > sometimes hard to follow because of that. The gist of the
@c > document could be summarized in 50 pages.
@c
@c This book is intentionally addressed to people who don't know how to
@c program. That is its purpose. We recommend people start learning to
@c program using this book.
@c
@c If you DO know how to program in some other language, you can probably
@c learn Emacs Lisp starting with the Emacs Lisp Reference Manual.
@c
@c Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>,
@c https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2018-05/msg00374.html
@shortcontents
@contents
 
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......@@ -501,7 +501,7 @@ that."
(and sym (charsetp sym)
(help-xref-button 7 'help-character-set sym)))
((assoc data input-method-alist)
(help-xref-button 7 'help-character-set data))
(help-xref-button 7 'help-input-method data))
((and sym (coding-system-p sym))
(help-xref-button 7 'help-coding-system sym))
((and sym (charsetp sym))
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