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Re: [OFFTOPIC] Info files vs Man pages
- To: egcs at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: [OFFTOPIC] Info files vs Man pages
- From: Dave Love <d dot love at dl dot ac dot uk>
- Date: 19 Sep 1998 19:09:58 +0100
- References: <199809170433.VAA29769@atrus.synopsys.com>
>>>>> "Joe" == Joe Buck <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Joe> Note that this is only the same as info for texi2html when run
Joe> in the one file per node mode, which is probably not optimal for
Joe> use over a network.
I doubt those of us who want info features (or better) are talking
about using it over a wide area network (even though the Network was
the Computer long before it was a trademark, of course).
I can't remember whether the new makeinfo will put the tree structure
info in monolithic files, but obviously it could FWIW. I wonder if
any browser other than W3 groks and could use REL/REV attributes of
Joe> However, apparently the Mozilla guys are looking into using the
Joe> <link ... rel=next> tag for prefetching.
Blimey. It registers at last. But that's no help to you using the
thing to read tree-structured Texinfo output.