The Modernization of Emacs: terminology buffer and keybinding

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Jun 25 20:32:44 CEST 2007

On Fri, 22 Jun 2007 23:08:02 -0000, nebulous99 at wrote:
>>                 lpr /usr/local/share/emacs/21.3/etc/
>> or your install-dir........^                ^
>> or your version.............................^
> So now we're expected to go on a filesystem fishing expedition instead
> of just hit F1? One small step (backwards) for a man; one giant leap
> (backwards) for mankind. :P
>> But then again buying the GNU-book from 'O Reilly would have solved it
>> in the utmost nicest possible of ways anyway.
> So much for the "free" in "free software". If you can't actually use
> it without paying money, whether for the software or for some book, it
> isn't really free, is it?

Please do not confuse the term 'free' in 'free software' with 'gratis'.

'Gratis', i.e. 'lacking a monetary price tag' is something *very*
different from the meaning of 'free' in 'free software'.

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