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Re: Enhancements to options menu (was Re: Reveal mode)

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: Enhancements to options menu (was Re: Reveal mode)
Date: Wed, 08 May 2002 17:31:34 +0200
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address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) writes:

> Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:
>> It later occured to me that I don't see a good reason for extended the
>> Info format with these capabilities -- there is a perfectly fine
>> format for text with hyperlinks and images called HTML (I hope that
>> doesn't come as a suprise to anyone) and making a viewer in Emacs for
>> texi2html converted manuals similar to Info is IMHO a better
>> solution. Or DocBook?  Hm.
> I think implementing a new browser is more work than extending Info
> with an image capability.
> I don't want to use the nifty `i' command in Info -- and I don't
> think that W3 supports this already.

Right, the manual browser would continue to work the same, but the
file format need to be changed if images and stuff are to be
supported.  HTML could be made to work, I think.  DocBook seems to be
designed for these things, maybe it is better, I don't know.

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