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Re: Deprecate Texinfo commands

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: Deprecate Texinfo commands
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 22:53:34 +0100

On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 09:34:38PM +0000, Gavin Smith wrote:
> I don't feel strongly about it as it's not clear exactly what multiple
> arguments might be used for.  It would certainly be more consistent with
> other Texinfo commands if arguments were separated with commas.  This would
> also help with normalizing whitespace, e.g.
> @example lisp , small     ,blackletter,executable
> ...
> @end example
> would be output with class='example lisp small blackletter executable'.
> I don't think the order of the arguments should matter.  It would

To have a meaning for the arguments, it should.  I think that the first
argument should always be the language, such that it becomes to possible
to change the output based on the language in the example, for example
for syntax highlighting.

> also help with checking validity of class names, for duplicates,
> and possibly for particular class names that should be avoided.

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