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Re: .info files

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: .info files
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 21:13:44 +0300

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Cc: Chong Yidong <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 14:01:27 -0400
> IIUC, a general solution was suggested for this
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2011-01/msg01182.html

I don't want to do that.  I hoped the idea was dead.

> > But wasn't this discussion about visiting Info files in Info mode
> > automatically? 
> Not just about that.

Well, for visiting Info files, I think recognizing the preamble is a
more robust way.

> For aesthetic reasons, it's nice for an info file to have an .info
> extension (IMO).

We could use "makeinfo --no-split" for all the Info manuals (we do
that for some now), and then the .info extension wouldn't be a problem
for MS-DOS.

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