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Re: Delete abortion joke

I have pushed the following, with attribution to Raymond.


 ChangeLog           | 4 ++++
 manual/startup.texi | 8 --------
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 3ec5164008..881cd27eaf 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2018-04-30  Raymond Nicholson <>
+	* manual/startup.texi (Aborting a Program): Remove inappropriate joke.
 2018-04-27  Adhemerval Zanella  <>
 	* sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/arm/readahead.c: Remove file.
diff --git a/manual/startup.texi b/manual/startup.texi
index 7395d32dd0..21c48cd037 100644
--- a/manual/startup.texi
+++ b/manual/startup.texi
@@ -1005,14 +1005,6 @@ This function actually terminates the process by raising a
 intercept this signal; see @ref{Signal Handling}.
 @end deftypefun
-@c Put in by rms.  Don't remove.
-@strong{Future Change Warning:} Proposed Federal censorship regulations
-may prohibit us from giving you information about the possibility of
-calling this function.  We would be required to say that this is not an
-acceptable way of terminating a program.
-@end cartouche
 @node Termination Internals
 @subsection Termination Internals

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