calling Splus 6 help from within emacs etc.

Faheem Mitha faheem at
Sun Feb 16 00:05:05 CET 2003

On Sat, 15 Feb 2003, A.J. Rossini wrote:

> > BTW, have you considered setting up a searchable html archive with
> > hypertext linking across messages in the same thread like the Debian
> > mailing list archives (and others)?  This seems almost a standard for free
> > software mailing lists.
> It's really a  matter of time.   In what little  time that I have  for
> software development (generally  frowned on as  an academic activity),
> given the  option between R/Lisp/Python/Java  coding, or setting  up a
> searchable mail archive, I try to choose the former...


Oh? I thought (tenured) academics have the God-given right to do whatever
they want, including nothing at all if they so wish. That is certainly the
way the people around here behave. :-)


> I think there is a site-wide local override for (X)Emacs, not sure
> where the distributions are putting them these days.

How would you suggest I find out what it is?


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