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

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:08:39 +0100
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Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> It's just tedious stuff.  I get back into it after 15-30 minutes but
> it's always a context switch.

Me too.  But that's the case with any markup language I've been in touch
with.  I forget what it's supposed to look like after a couple of
months, so I just cargo cult some markup from other sections, and I'm

If I do something bad, like use @xref istead of @pxref, magical elves
suddenly appear and fix it.

Texinfo isn't any worse than other markup languages.  All modern markup
languages have a really pretty way of generating the "Hello world"
document, but once you start in with the indexing and cross referencing
and and, it always turns complicated and ugly.

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