Commit 6d4cb47e authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris

A few small TODO and CONTRIBUTE updates

parent e5b246e9
......@@ -22,7 +22,8 @@ inclusion in a future version of Emacs (see below).
If you don't feel up to hacking Emacs, there are many other ways to
help. You can answer questions on the mailing lists, write
documentation, find and report bugs, contribute to the Emacs web
documentation, find and report bugs, check if existing bug reports
are fixed in newer versions of Emacs, contribute to the Emacs web
pages, or develop a package that works with Emacs.
Here are some style and legal conventions for contributors to Emacs:
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......@@ -7,9 +7,24 @@ See the end of the file for license conditions.
If you are ready to start working on any of these TODO items, we
appreciate your help; please write to emacs-devel@gnu.org so we can be
aware that the problem is being addressed, and talk with you how to do
it best. Since Emacs is an FSF-copyrighted package, please be
prepared to sign legal papers to transfer the copyright on your work
to the FSF.
it best. Also to check that it hasn't been done already, since we
don't always remember to update this file! It is best to consult
the latest version of this file in the Emacs source code repository.
Since Emacs is an FSF-copyrighted package, please be prepared to sign
legal papers to transfer the copyright on your work to the FSF.
For more details on this, see the section "Copyright Assignment"
in etc/CONTRIBUTE. That file also contains some more practical
details about getting involved.
As well as the issues listed here, there are bug reports at
<http://debbugs.gnu.org>. Bugs tagged "easy" ought to be suitable for
beginners to work on, but unfortunately we are not very good at using
this tag. Bugs tagged "help" are ones where assistance is required,
but may be difficult to fix. Bugs with severity "important" or higher
are the ones we consider more important, but these also may be
difficult to fix. Bugs with severity "minor" may be simpler, but this
is not always true.
* Tentative plan for Emacs-24
......@@ -61,7 +76,7 @@ to use it.
** Convert all defvars with leading `*' in the doc-strings into defcustoms
of appropriate :type and :group.
** Remove any leading `*'s from defcustom doc-strings.
** Remove any leading `*'s from defcustom doc-strings. [done?]
** Remove unnecessary autoload cookies from defcustoms.
This needs a bit of care, since often people have become used to
......@@ -267,6 +282,9 @@ specified filters, specified timers, and specified hooks.
** Remove the limitation that window and frame widths and heights can
be only full columns/lines.
** The GNUstep port needs some serious attention, ideally from someone
familiar with GNUstep and Objective C.
* Other features we would like:
** Allow frames(terminals) created by emacsclient to inherit their environment
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