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Re: Undocumented source files


>>>>> "Per" == Per Bothner <per@bothner.com> writes:

 Per> Paul Koning wrote:
 >> I don't much care for the info program, but I use the info file
 >> reader in Emacs every single day.  I would hate to see it replaced
 >> by HTML, which is slower and unuseable without a mouse.  HTML
 >> looks flashy, but so what?

 Per> Secondly, you're confusing the file format with the viewer.
 Per> There are html readers such as lynx or links that do not require
 Per> a mouse and work fine on plain terminals (including emacs
 Per> terminal mode).  There is even a html browser mode for emacs!
 Per> What might be nice is an html browsing minor mode that uses info
 Per> mode keybindings.

I know about links and emacs html mode.  That is precisely why I
described HTML on a character terminal as unuseable.

Links is fine if you're desperate.  In my opinion, it is absolutely
NOT acceptable as an everyday doc browsing tool -- while emacs info
mode very definitely IS acceptable.

     paul


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