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

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:44:31 +0100

On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 9:54 AM, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:
>> Óscar Fuentes wrote:
>>> Some formats (like Org) are "final", in the sense that the source text
>>> (the equivalent of *.texi) is intended for consumption (it is the *.info
>>> too, although not as pretty as some of its other representations such as
>>> HTML.) Failures on the structure are visible, links can be checked right
>>> away, etc.
>> This is an advantage of Org mode over Texinfo.
> It's also a disadvantage since it means that one simple text-based
> output format has to contain the full information relevant for all other
> output formats.  Which causes visual clutter not relevant for the
> text-based output format.

But for HTML you add style sheets. So it is not really true that the
org format has to contain all the information.

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