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

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:47:38 +0100
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"Eric S. Raymond" <address@hidden> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:
>> > Because Texinfo is a barrier in itself, full of ceremony and heavyweight
>> > markup.
>> Nonsense.
> You have Texinfo markup in your fingertips.  So do I.  The difference
> is, I can perform the cognitive distancing act required to see how it
> looks to newbies.  Apparently you can't.

When looking at existing Texinfo source, I get a good idea of how to
write Texinfo markup of my own.  When looking at AsciiDoc, I have no
clue since it is not apparent what is formatting, and what is content.

David Kastrup

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