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2007-06-02  Chong Yidong  <>

	* Version 22.1 released.

2007-01-30  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi (else): Rephrase message of first
	if-then-else example so it is right both in itself and in the
	"true" case of the expression, which asks whether 4 is greater
	than 5.

2006-11-27  Andreas Schwab  <>

	* (usermanualdir): Define.
	(emacs-lisp-intro.dvi): Pass -I options to texi2dvi instead of

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Input texinfo instead of ../man/texinfo
	to fix building outside source directory.

2006-11-09  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Copy descriptions from detailed master
	menu to menus within body.

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi (at the beginning):  Add `other shell
	commands' to produce additional output formats; total is now ten.
	(A Loop with an Incrementing Counter, and others): Ensure Info
	menus will appear in short windows.
	(Disentangle beginning-of-buffer): Replace `version 21' with `more
	recent versions'.
	(Simple Extension): Show how to handle multiple versions by adding
	an alternative with a test of `>= 21'

2006-11-06  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Finish minor changes seen from DVI output.
	Replace 22.1.100 with 22.1.1.
	(current-kill): Mention functions that directly or indirectly call
	`kill-new', which sets `kill-ring-yank-pointer'.
	(Understanding current-kill): Change `lasted' to `last'.  Remove
	extraneous parenthesis.  Reword item about returning `car' of list.
	(yank): Remove mention of `rotate-yank-pointer'.
	(Y Axis Element): Add comment regarding replacement of blank space.
	(print-Y-axis Penultimate): Explain that `print-graph' will pass
	`height-of-top-line' so `print-Y-axis' does not have a bug.

2006-11-05  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Yet more minor changes:
	(defcustom): Said that `:options' is usually for a hook.  Remove
	extraneous space in parenthetical remark concerning
	`text-mode-hook-identify'.  At end, mention other defines, too.
	(Beginning a .emacs File): Reverse words about comments so they
	parallel numbers of listed semi-colons.
	(Text and Auto-fill): Remove extraneous blank line in example.
	(Mail Aliases): Remove extraneous blank line in example.
	(Keybindings): Reformat as needed with `key' rather than `kbd'.
	(Keybindings, Miscellaneous, Mode Line): For small book format, start
	section name on top of new page.
	(Simple Extension): Replace longer expression with
	`emacs-major-version'.  Remove comment about `number-to-string'
	(Miscellaneous): Add filename option, `-H', to `grep' example
	(debug, debug-on-entry):  Replace `GNU Emacs 22' with `a recent
	GNU Emacs'.
	(edebug): More properly state where to place point for 'M-x

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: More minor changes.
	Center images for TeX output.
	(kill-new function):  Remove indentation for sentence talking about
	momentarily skipping code.
	(cons & search-fwd Review):  Document @code{funcall}.  Document
	@code{re-search-forward} with existing @code{search-forward}.
	Reference chapter on regular expression searches.
	(Recursion with list): Specify a more recent version as being Emacs.
	(Recursion with list, Every, recursive-graph-body-print):  Change
	`if ... progn' expression to `when'.
	(Recursive triangle function): For printing in small book, ensure
	section name is not last on bottom of preceding page.
	(Keep): Remove extraneous space in function definition example.
	(sentence-end): Specify `in English' for glyphs that end a sentence.
	Note that in GNU Emacs 22, the name refers to both a variable and a
	(fwd-sentence while loops): Write a function as one, not as a form
	(fwd-para let): Add `which' to sentence with `parstart' and `parsep'.
	(etags): Move sentences involving `find-tag' and sources.  State
	location of Emacs `src' directory.
	(Design count-words-region):  Better explain two backslashes in a row.
	(Find a File): Fix grammar; add a `to' and write `to visit'.  Change
	`named' to `selected'.
	(lengths-list-file): Remove extraneous parenthesis from reference.
	(lengths-list-many-files): Explain `expand-file-name' better.
	(Files List): Rephrase sentence regarding Lisp sources directory

2006-11-04  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Replace 22.0.100 with 22.1.100.
	(defcustom): Note that the value set by defconst is a variable.
	(Buffer Size & Locations): Parenthetical remark about evaluation.
	(Finding More): Change text to include C sources by inference.

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Minor fixes.
	Replace all tabs with eight spaces each so printed text looks correct.
	Remove extraneous comma in a printed node name produced by `ref'.
	(insert-buffer): Add a missing beginning parenthesis.
	(beginning-of-buffer): Add `beginning of' to note about accessible
	(narrow Exercise): Write closing parenthesis at end of correct
	(zap-to-char): Remove extraneous `a' from first sentence.
	(Complete zap-to-char): Remove two extraneous sentences.
	(zap-to-char body): Move sentences on documentation two nodes earlier.
	(Lisp macro): Add definition of `unless' macro.
	(last-command & this-command): Remove comment that `we have not yet
	seen' the @code{eq} function.
	(kill-append function): Reformat `kill-append' function definition so
	it prints well.
	(kill-new function): Indent the sentence beginning `notice'.  Replace
	`the same as' with `similar to'.  Repair typo.  Remove obsolete
	references to `yank' and `yank-pop.  End section with a note that `we
	will digress into C.'

2006-11-02  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi (kill-ring-yank-pointer): Revert addition
	of extraneous quotation mark to rotate-yank-pointer.

2006-11-01  Juri Linkov  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Fix unbalanced quotes.

2006-10-31  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Revised text for kill-region,
	copy-region-as-kill, kill-append, kill-new, forward-sentence,
	forward-paragraph, find-file, current-kill, yank, and yank-pop.
	Removed INSTALL MANIFEST from the directory since those files are
	now irrelevant.  Updated Info file in ../info.  Changed numbering
	so is now Revised Third Edition and this instance's edition-number
	is 3.00.  Did not update ISBN number.

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Remove version reference for X colors.
	Document `='.  Remove mention that :eval was new in 21. Updated
	instance's edition-number to 3.01.

2006-10-30  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi:  Many changes since it turned out that
	many `simple' functions were rewritten.  Changes to the text
	regarding zap-to-char, mark-whole-buffer, append-to-buffer,
	copy-to-buffer, beginning-of-buffer, what-line, and possibly
	others.  (I have not reviewed all yet.)  This instance does build
	for Info and TeX.

2006-10-29  Chong Yidong  <>

	* Use relative paths to avoid advertising filesystem
	contents during compilation.

2006-08-21  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: deleted in directory copy of texinfo.tex
	  and pointed towards ../man/texinfo.tex so only one file
	  needs updating.  Added comment of what to do when building on own.

	* texinfo.tex: changed to version 2006-02-13.16
	  to enable a DVI build using the more recent versions of TeX.

2006-05-25  David Kastrup  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi (setcar): replace an antelope rather than
	a giraffe with a hippopotamus.

2006-05-19  Thien-Thi Nguyen  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi (Digression concerning error): Fix typo.

2005-09-16  Romain Francoise  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi (GNU Free Documentation License):
	Specify GFDL version 1.2.

2005-07-30  Eli Zaretskii  <>

	* makefile.w32-in (info): Don't run install-info.
	($(infodir)/dir): New target, produced by running install-info.

2005-07-04  Lute Kamstra  <>

	Update FSF's address in GPL notices.

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Update FSF's address.

2004-04-23  Juanma Barranquero  <>

	* makefile.w32-in: Add "-*- makefile -*-" mode tag.

2004-02-29  Juanma Barranquero  <>

	* makefile.w32-in (mostlyclean, clean, maintainer-clean): Use
	$(DEL) instead of rm, and ignore exit code.

2003-11-16  Kevin Ryde  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: [CVS commitment by <>]
	Corrections to cross references,
	(Interactive Options): elisp "interactive" -> "Using Interactive".
	(defvar and asterisk): Remove emacs "Edit Options" reference,
	edit-options is no longer described in the emacs manual.
	(Lists diagrammed): elisp "List Type" -> "Cons Cell Type".

2003-09-03  Peter Runestig  <>

	* makefile.w32-in: New file.

2001-11-29  Eli Zaretskii  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi (Index): @ignore extraneous text.
	Use @dircategory and @direntry to define the DIR entry.

2001-11-25  Robert J. Chassell  <>

	* emacs-lisp-intro.texi: Move @contents to the beginning of the
	file.  Set the size to @smallbook.

2001-11-24  Eli Zaretskii  <>

	* New file.

	* README: Update.

	* *.eps: Rename to avoid clashes in DOS 8+3 namespace.

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