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Re: INFO on add-ons

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: INFO on add-ons
Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 12:39:28 +0900
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>>>>> "Miles" == Miles Bader <address@hidden> writes:

    Miles> I know that originally (in the days of the original emacs)
    Miles> there actually were info files, but texinfo hadn't been
    Miles> invented yet; how did people write info files then (by
    Miles> hand?!)?

Been there, done that.  Texinfo is not an improvement, if restricted
to generating Info files.  (Obviously the retargetable backend is a
_huge_ improvement, and I wouldn't go back, although I'd like to go
forward from Texinfo to XMLinfo.)

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