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Re: C-h K and C-h F in the Help menu

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: C-h K and C-h F in the Help menu
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 00:10:58 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>>> - Move "Find Emacs Packages" to under "Search Documentation"
>> Does not belong there.
> Maybe you are right, but is it not documentation you are searching
> for in "Find Emacs Packages"?

No.  Not every information is documentation.  It would be more fitting
in "About Emacs", but still not 100%, as it talks about parts of Emacs
instead of Emacs as a whole.

>>> Another complaint was that the manual is not easily available in
>>> HTML which is the "standard" today. Could perhaps the Emacs Info
>>> node start with a link to a description of how to get the manual in
>>> HTML format?
>> Not a good idea since the navigation in HTML is much worse than in
>> info-mode.
> Maybe not for a novice?

We don't want to lead users into dead ends, even if it is easy to do.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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