|Subject:||Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die|
|Date:||Sat, 6 Dec 2014 13:16:18 +0100|
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Both of you are takig a harsh tone in these messages. If anything
will drive people away from contributing, it is that.
Please, both of you, and everyone, take the aggression out of your
> 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
> > > 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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