[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

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

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:07:02 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)

Paul Eggert <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> if replacing Texinfo and/or Info results in loss of functionality
>> at all, that’s a showstopper.
> That's too strict.  We should not insist that the new documentation
> system must have every single feature that the old one does.  It
> should suffice if the new system is significantly better than the old
> one overall, enough to justify the hassle of switching.

Perhaps, but some features such as cross-manual references should be a
requirement, IMO.

(This discussion seems a bit surreal to me.  It sounds like: “our system
has all the features we need, but it’s ‘archaic’; so let’s drop a few
features so we can use something ‘modern’.”)


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]