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FAQ: "Keeping Current"

* org-faq.org: Some fixes and clarifications.
Achim Gratz 8 years ago
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@@ -337,7 +337,8 @@ options.
    developement by cloning the Org-mode repository and refreshing your
    copy with latest changes whenever you wish. You only need to use
    two Git commands (clone and pull.) Here are the steps in brief
-   (please customize locations to suit your setup):
+   (assuming a POSIX compatible shell and please customize locations
+   to suit your setup):
 
    1. Select a location to house the Org-mode repository (approx. 40
       MB; includes documentation, compiled elisp files and history
@@ -421,11 +422,12 @@ options.
    :CUSTOM_ID: update-info-manual-to-latest
    :END:
 
-   Since org-mode already ships with Emacs, a rather common problem
-   among users is "How do I update the info documentation to the
-   latest version of org-mode?".  This is not a problem if org-mode is
-   installed system-wide, which autoimatically takes care of this
-   issue!  There are three ways to achieve this:
+   *This is not a problem if org-mode is installed system-wide, which
+   automatically takes care of this issue!* Since org-mode already
+   ships with Emacs, a rather common problem among users is "How do I
+   update the info documentation to the latest version of org-mode?".
+   There are three ways to achieve this if for whatever reason you
+   can't install into the standard, system-wide info directory:
 
    1. You can set the =INFOPATH= environment variable in your login
       script like this:
@@ -446,8 +448,8 @@ options.
                      (expand-file-name "/path/to/org-mode/info"))
       #+end_src
 
-   3. You can also specify this in the Makefile while installing
-      org-mode like this:
+   3. You should specify the same location in the Makefile while
+      installing org-mode like this:
 
       #+begin_src makefile-gmake :eval no
         # Where local software is found
@@ -672,10 +674,9 @@ and then regularly update this branch by doing
 If you are using org-mode on a computer that lacks developer tools for
 compiling software, such as [[http://www.gnu.org/software/make/][GNU Make]], you will have to use a
 *different* installation method than [[http://orgmode.org/manual/Installation.html#Installation][the one outlined in the manual]].
-
-Please see this description for [[http://orgmode.org/worg/org-hacks.html#compiling-org-without-make][compiling org-mode without make]]
-several different ways you can install a recent version of org-mode
-without using the full build system.
+Please see this description for [[http://orgmode.org/worg/org-hacks.html#compiling-org-without-make][compiling org-mode without make]] so you
+can install a recent version of org-mode without using the full build
+system.
 
 ** I don't use git. Can I download bleeding edge .zip and .tar.gz archives?