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Re: Broken link at http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/

From: John Mandereau
Subject: Re: Broken link at http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 13:11:12 +0200

On 2008/07/10 18:32 -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
> John, I know you expressed concern about speed, but I guess I just find
> it hard to believe that it would matter that much.

I agree speed is not an important criterion with today's computers, as
text formatting doesn't require so much memory and computing resources;
in this kind of software speed should come after e.g. good design,
portability and maintability.

texi2html is a bit slow on my 1.4 GHz CPU when it comes to compile
LilyPond manuals (each manual is between 100 and 340 pages long), but
the time it takes is still ridiculous compared to the time needed to
build whole LilyPond documentation with music samples (more than 2

>   And, perhaps
> texi2html could be sped up; probably not to the point of a compiled
> language, but it sounds like a heck of a lot less work than an
> entirely new implementation.

I definitely agree.


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