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Re: Simple documents and DocBook output

From: Noah Slater
Subject: Re: Simple documents and DocBook output
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 01:45:38 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 07:39:59PM -0600, Karl Berry wrote:
> Not to worry.  It's not an unreasonable suggestion.  Just one I don't
> want to take :).


> Both existing command names (makeinfo, texi2html) will continue to work
> forever, as far as I'm concerned.  Despite their suboptimal nature, I
> don't see anything to be gained by adding more.  Definitely not
> output-specific ones.


> Automake will use the new implementation of makeinfo automatically, once
> it is released and installed on a given system :).  It won't be
> immediate, as Patrice said.

Okay, that makes sense.

> I don't exactly understand why it matters now for your use of Automake. Are
> you talking about make dist?  Or something else?

Oh, maybe I am getting confused. I am writing some software that uses Texinfo as
an input format and I am also writing the manual, which must pass through
Texinfo. For the latter part, I have been playing with the HTML output
facilities and I might be getting mixed up what emails are related to what.

Thanks for the ongoing help!

Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater

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