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Re: Agenda for next Texinfo release

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: Agenda for next Texinfo release
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2021 22:46:20 +0100

On Sat, Jan 02, 2021 at 12:36:28PM +0000, Gavin Smith wrote:
> The main area of work that I can see before the next Texinfo release is
> made is compatibility of the XS parser with the Perl parser.
> I have started some work on testing manuals and automatically looking
> for differences in the output, but need to do more on this.  Basically,
> I have a short shell script with a loop in it like this:
> for m in $manuals; do
>   x=X/`basename $m`.info
>   p=P/`basename $m`.info
>   TEXINFO_XS=require texi2any $m -o $x --no-split
>   TEXINFO_XS=omit texi2any $m -o $p --no-split
>   diff $x $p
> done
> I also need to document that @example can take an argument.

Is the design of that decided?  I would still be in favor of
* having arguments separated by comma ,
* giving a meaning to the first argument (the language) and the 
  second (small or not for compatibilities with @smallexample and 


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