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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Sat, 06 Dec 2014 00:46:57 +0200

> Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2014 15:53:20 -0500
> From: "Eric S. Raymond" <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> 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.

Apparently, there are no technical arguments left in your arsenal (if
there were any to begin with), so you are down to ad hominem.  Shame
on you!

> > > The state of the art has moved well past it - modern formats like
> > > asciidoc (or perhaps even org - others may be right about that) are
> > > both lighter and more powerful.
> > 
> > How about showing those advantages, instead of throwing
> > unsubstantiated FAD?
> Sure.  Go look at the asciidoc masters in the Linux or git source trees.

How typical.  See above.

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