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Re: gzipped readmes in /usr/doc/*

"S. Champ" <s-champ@pacbell.net> writes:

> i'm seeing a lot of README.*.gz in /usr/doc/*
> i'm guessing it's been done that way for the sake of space-conservation.
> i'm admittedly frustrated at the fact that, from all i know about it right now,
> i'll have to un-gzip any of these packages before i'm actualy able to read
> them.

If you put

(auto-compression-mode 1)

in your ~/.emacs file, then Emacs will automatically uncompress files
like this before opening them.  This is how I view them.

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