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Re: Info enhancements

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Info enhancements
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2003 07:45:06 +0200

> Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2003 15:40:51 -0600 (CST)
> From: Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden>
> But what do we want to do with @anchor?  I have always actually
> _avoided_ using it, because I saw it barely ever used in any major
> manual.  For instance, it is _only_ used in texinfo.txi to illustrate
> the @anchor command itself and _never_ used in info.texi.

This is simply a consequence of the decision made by manual
maintainers (in many packages, not just in Emacs) to not use features
that break old Info readers until @anchor support gets widespread
enough to justify that.  IIRC, Emacs switched to using @anchor only
after v21.1 went into press.

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