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Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2014 16:51:38 -0500
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David Kastrup <address@hidden>:
> > But it would still be Texinfo, still be an essentially pointless
> > barrier to learning how to contribute.
> As opposed to AsciiDoc?  Really?

Yes, asciidoc is far easier.  I speak as an experienced user of both.

> So if we don't have better alternatives, why not stick with what we
> have?

Because it's ugly, heavyweight, and a barrier to entry.  I know you
do not understand this.  Alas, your failure to understand it does not prevent
it from being a problem.
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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