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Re: [Groff] troff(1) and info

From: Bernd Warken
Subject: Re: [Groff] troff(1) and info
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 10:20:28 +0100
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On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 08:54:27AM +0000, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> To echo Ted, I hate info.  If I really have to look in there I use
> `less *.info*' coupled with less's features like `/*' to search through
> all files.
> It's the worst mainstream thing to come out of the otherwise excellent
> GNU camp IMHO.
GNU info is quite old. It was a revolutionary documentation (hyperlinks)
before html swept the markets.  It was very valuable.  html and xml learnt
a lot from info.

But it is outdated today because it doesn't provide enough interfaces to
more modern formats.  The same problem exists in groff - resist against


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