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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 13:58:55 +0100
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Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, 09 Dec 2014 03:18:54 +0100 David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote: 
> DK> Yeah, it's too sad, all of those pages of finished documentation people
> DK> have lying around that are just missing the Texinfo markup because
> DK> nobody would want to overwork Eli or anybody else on the list.
> DK> Get real.  Texinfo is not the excuse for not finishing documentation
> DK> work, it is the excuse for not even starting it.  Get rid of Texinfo,
> DK> and people will find another excuse.
> I appreciate the sarcasm, but stand by my original statement that
> there's a texinfo 15-30 minute ramp-up time that's annoying and puts
> *me* off. You can call it an excuse if you wish.

You have the offer to just write the text and leave the "rampup time" to
someone else.  If you don't want to call it an excuse, call it an
imaginary hurdle.

David Kastrup

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