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

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2014 16:49:11 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.94 (windows-nt)

David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

> Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:
>>> > Probably what I should do is write an Emacs command that does
>>> > all of that from an Info node: grab the URL to that same manual
>>> > node on the web.  But it's so quick to get it manually that I
>>> > haven't bothered, so far.
>>> To make that work reliably it might be reasonable to create a
>>> Texinfo command to specify the "canonical" web location and have
>>> this converted into something in Info that the info reader can
>>> recognize and interpret.
>>> This should actually even be workable for the standalone Info
>>> reader.  Of course it relies on the HTML node name generation
>>> being the same as the Info reader can readily guess.
>> I would use such an Emacs command, if available.
>> Would you like to put this in the form of an enhancement request
>> (`M-x report-emacs-bug')?
> Actually, that's ultimately more like a Texinfo enhancement.  Without
> putting this information into the Info file, it would need to get
> provided manually for each of the Info manuals you want to be using that
> command on.

Right. But as a near-term workaround, there is a fixed url for all of
the Gnu/Emacs manuals, so and external command for just those would help
a lot.

-- Stephe

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