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Re: Annotating Info Pages?


From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: Annotating Info Pages?
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 18:51:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Sean Sieger <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden writes:
>
>     AFAIK we can bookmark only files an dirs.
>                  ^^^^^^^^
>
> Isn't an info file a file???
>
>     What the OP want is writing personnal annotations  in the (info) file.
>     Not in the annotations of bookmark, like that you can keep reading your
>     file with your personnal annotations added in different places.
>
> Uh-huh.  And how is what I am saying to him different from what your
> original response said to him???
>
> From ipa.el:
>
> ;;; Commentary:
>
> ;;; With this package you can add annotations to your files without
> ;;; modifying them. Each file can have multiple annotations at various
> ;;; buffer positions. The annotation texts are not parts of the files,
> ;;; they are stored separately.
> ;;;
> ;;; All annotations are stored in a common file, so searching
> ;;; annotations is trivial.
>
> This is what I suggested the original poster do using something that is
> already in GNU/Emacs.
>
>     Eval it and try to bookmark it...
>
> No, Thierry, you eval it and read it, and I'd suggest doing `C-h m' (in
> a *Bookmark List* buffer) when you finally take the time to explore what
> it is that I am speaking of.
>
> Sorry for the harsh language, but, judging from the commentary of
> ipa.el, GNU/Emacs already does what you're suggesting the original
> poster do with it.
>
>
>

Sorry, but you're totally wrong.


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