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bug#20697: 25.0.50; Mention `M-x report-emacs-bug' on splash screen


From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: bug#20697: 25.0.50; Mention `M-x report-emacs-bug' on splash screen
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 03:06:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Kangas <address@hidden> writes:

> I see two options to move forward here:
>
> 1. Add a new item (or reformulate an old one) on the splash screen.
> 2. Add something to the "Contributing" page about feature suggestions.
>
> I'm not too enthusiastic about option 1, but I've re-attached my patch
> which tries to do 2.  (They are not mutually exclusive.)
>
> Any other opinions, please?

No one besides me and Drew has commented so far, and we both seem to
be in favour of the above patch.  Drew had some suggestions for
improvements which I've incorporated into the below patch.  I also
took the time to just make it much shorter and simpler (down to two
sentences now).

Are there any objections to pushing this patch to the release branch?

Best regards,
Stefan Kangas

>From 0fdbf284a97f31147c8d081536d6b57784d93a5b Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Stefan Kangas <address@hidden>
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 13:27:10 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] Document feature requests in the Emacs manual

* doc/emacs/trouble.texi (Contributing): Document how to send feature
requests.  (Bug20697)
---
 doc/emacs/trouble.texi | 11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/emacs/trouble.texi b/doc/emacs/trouble.texi
index 9cbcf20610..33f67f2b44 100644
--- a/doc/emacs/trouble.texi
+++ b/doc/emacs/trouble.texi
@@ -1299,6 +1299,17 @@ Contributing
 @end ifhtml
 You can ask for suggested projects or suggest your own ideas.
 
+If you have a feature request or a suggestion for how to improve
+Emacs, the best place to send it is to
+@ifnothtml
+@email{bug-gnu-emacs@@gnu.org}
+@end ifnothtml
+@ifhtml
+@url{https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-gnu-emacs, bug-gnu-emacs}
+@end ifhtml
+.  Please explain as clearly as possible what change you would like to
+see, and why and how you think it would improve Emacs.
+
 If you have already written an improvement, please tell us about it.  If
 you have not yet started work, it is useful to contact
 @ifnothtml
-- 
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