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Re: emacspeak calculator?
*Then you will see a list of other free manuals available too:
*The manual Robert J. Chassell authored is at:
**It is available in a "single-file archive" of many sorts:
"This manual is available in the following formats:
formatted in HTML (640K characters) entirely on one web page.
formatted in HTML with one web page per chapter.
formatted in HTML with one web page per node.
formatted as an Info document (174K characters gzipped tar file).
formatted as ASCII text (545K characters).
formatted as a TeX dvi file (254K characters gzipped).
formatted as a PostScript file (333K characters gzipped).
the original Texinfo source (173K characters gzipped tar file)
*Again, I highly recommend it for one and all; I read and savored every page.
Janina Sajka writes:
> I tried to wget your book since my best opportunities for study seem to
> come when I'm off-line. Scripted downloads are, however, blocked from
> your site. Might you post your book in a single-file archive of some
> kind for easy download? I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks in
> On Mon, 4 Jun 2001, Robert J. Chassell wrote:
> > Isn't that a typo below?
> > Yes, as you say, it should have been:
> > (dired "/firstname.lastname@example.org:/pub/gnu/calc" nil)
> > Thank you for catching this.
> > Also, are you the Robert Chassell that wrote: "Introduction to GNU
> > Emacs Lisp"?
> > Yes, I am he. My apologies for taking so long to respond -- I am just
> > back from a long trip and very busy. I hardly have time to look at
> > messages from this newsgroup.
> > If so; its a pleasure to hear from, now that is an excellent
> > manual. I enjoyed every bit of it.
> > Thank you!
> > It should be the first book mastered by every computer user and
> > Emacspeak user. It should be the first book used in grade school
> > when first learning how to use or program a computer.
> > Please try to persuade you local school of this! You might remind
> > them that in some places, students use software that they are
> > forbidden by law and practicality to study! Even though we know that
> > students claim to hate studying, and that few will study software,
> > studying is important.
> > A school should always use software that students can study and
> > modify; it should avoid software tools that are proprietary, that come
> > without sources and without the legal right to study, copy, modify,
> > and redistribute. A school that forbids studying betrays its mission.
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