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Re: Info tutorial is out of date

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Info tutorial is out of date
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 06:01:06 +0300

> From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 15:19:07 -0700
>     >     > I read your other emails (unless there is yet another
>     >     > somewhere), and I didn't see any reasons for this.
>     >     > Please point them out.
>     >
>     >     The need to have the Info manual be the first manual they read.
>     >
>     > And what is the problem in that regard? I'm not assuming they
>     > need to read any other manual first.
>     The top-level menu in DIR is typically very long.  If the Info manual
>     is not the first item, we have no real hope that it will be the first
>     one to be read.
> What sentence did you just reply to?

The last two cited, of course, what else?

> I repeat, "what is the problem?" Put the Info manual first.

It _is_ the first one.  But you want two manuals to be ``the first'',
which is impossible.

> Put anything you like first. Put the Info manual anywhere you like. I
> haven't uttered a word about the order of the dir file. (!?)

The order is how we give the new user an opportunity to read the Info
manual before the other manuals.

> My proposal was about the Info *tutorial*.

"Info manual" and "Info tutorial" are the same thing.  We are talking
about the same document.

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