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

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 10:03:57 +0100
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Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden> writes:

> Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:
>> It would be better if everybody could do the markup themselves.
> Just a note:
> I don't know how to write info with texinfo but I remember I wrote manuals in 
> this
> format using muse.
> Muse is able to convert a file in diverse formats including latex,
> texinfo, (x)html and maybe others (Don't remember, long time I didn't
> use this).
> So writing all documentation in such format would make everybody happy,
> allowing to convert the document in various formats.

I am flabbergasted at the number of people not understanding the
difference between source and target formats.  Conversions are only an
option for editing source files when they are round-trip safe including
all source formatting and comments.

David Kastrup

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