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Re: INFO on add-ons

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: INFO on add-ons
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2002 07:06:52 +0200 (IST)

On 4 Sep 2002, Miles Bader wrote:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > > Perhaps what we ought to do is make it easier to produce a coherent
> > > info node(s) from a package's existing information.
> > 
> > Adding index entries is a significant task of writing a good manual.  
> > Without an index, a manual cannot be used as a reference.  Indexation is 
> > still largely a human task that cannot be easily automated (although some 
> > help here would be nice).
> There's no reason why indexing command couldn't be embedded in
> doc-strings/comments.

Right.  However, my point was that coming up with the index entries is 
not a job for a program, it requires human intervention.

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