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Re: Info tutorial is out of date

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Info tutorial is out of date
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 06:34:01 +0300

> From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 16:01:16 -0700
>     > I see no reason why we can't have two versions of the tutorial.
>     One reason is that it's not easy to present the right one to the user
>     based on her reader.  Remember: learning Info is a bootstrap-kind of
>     problem--you learn to use a tool by using that same tool.  If we don't
>     make the beginning of the bootstrap 110% reliable (which includes
>     showing the right manual), the results will be catastrophic.
> So, how do you deal with that problem currently, since there are apparently
> already two manuals?

By having the Info manual be the first item in the top-level menu.

> Your bootstrap doesn't need to teach anything about `n' and `p', does it?

I think it does, because users should know how to navigate the
structure of a manual.

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