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bug#9362: 24.0.50; Explain in manual(s) Dired/ls permissions listing on
bug#9362: 24.0.50; Explain in manual(s) Dired/ls permissions listing on Windows
Sun, 11 Sep 2011 07:44:08 -0700
> > Isn't explaining how file permissions on various file systems kinda
> > beyond the scope of the Emacs manual?
> Isn't this is about what Emacs does, not about the various
> file systems?
Exactly. The _Emacs_ `ls' command is not sufficiently documented. In
particular, what it does on Windows is special and needs to be described.
Otherwise the output is meaningless to users. `ls' is an Emacs command. No
outside doc for Windows will tell a user what it does. Likewise, `dired'.