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Re: Auto Fill Comments

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Auto Fill Comments
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:28:21 +0200

> From: Christopher Dimech <>
> Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 01:47:08 +0100
> Sensitivity: Normal
> Cc:
> The manuals should be rewritten because they are incomprehensible.
> Perhaps it was good in the eighties.  It continues forever.  Consider
> "face customisation" for instance, which just means font.  Nobody
> fuckin reads a manual with 17 nodes.  You don't know which one to use,
> which commands are most useful, and so on.  The problem gets compounded
> because every esoteric command is there.
> You are just insisting on something bad and inefficient.

Fair warning: if that is your attitude towards our documentation,
please be aware that there will be some people here who'd refrain from
helping you.  We don't work for you, so if you refuse to help yourself
by becoming more proficient with the extensive documentation features
in Emacs, we cannot be expected to hold your hand forever.

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