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Re: Alternative input formats

From: joakim
Subject: Re: Alternative input formats
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:15:52 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130012 (Ma Gnus v0.12) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> If we develop software to browse HTML manuals made by Texifo with all
>> the good features of info, then we can drop use of Info format.
> You can definitely get "as good as Info" (or close enough) when browsing
> HTML within a browser like Iceweasel, although it will almost invariably
> be a lot more sluggish.
> But getting this within Emacs, for "full HTML" sounds pretty difficult,
> both because of limitations of Emacs's redisplay code, and because "full
> HTML" nowadays goes much beyond the SGML markup language and includes
> Javascript along with a large runtime library.
> So it would necessarily have to be limited to a specific subset of HTML.

Just a reminder about the xwidget branch.

>         Stefan

Joakim Verona

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