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Re: makeinfo 4.7

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: makeinfo 4.7
Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 11:52:50 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
>> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
>> Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 01:03:59 +0200
>> >> That is nothing an inexperienced user would do.
>> >
>> > There's nothing in "make info" that requires any particular
>> > experience, IMO.
>> "make info" will not do anything in a released tarball unless you
>> touched the manual sources.
> The manual is mostly plain text, so there's no special experience
> required to touch that, either.  For example, suppose one finds a
> typo or stale info.

If one feels inclined to meddle with the manual, one will have the
required experience for using not completely outdated software for the
purpose of compiling brand new software.

Eli, it is abundantly clear that no matter what I'll say regarding
this topic, you will have the last word on this matter.

Suit yourself.  I guess everything that is not plain silly has been
said already, and then some.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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