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Re: @value, macro and other expansion questions

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: @value, macro and other expansion questions
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 14:21:57 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 08:21:04PM +0300, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> Well, I challenge you to find a more accurate description that is at
> the same time clear to an occasional user and concise enough to fit in
> the "--help" output ;-)

I won't take the challenge, I am not an english speaking people, and I
will certainly propose something both cumbersome and inaccurate...

> > I also think that it should be the default.
> Perhaps today we can do that, since the machines are so much more
> powerful than they were back when I implemented this feature.

Indeed. makeinfo is very fast on my 1500Mhz laptaop which is allready an
old computer. And I don't think that makeinfo or similar authoring
commands are very useful in environments where speed is an issue (like
embedded appliances, for example).


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