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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: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:58:43 +0100
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

So name a single respect in which any proposal is significantly better.
So far we had "it's new and hipper, so for the next two years it might
garner more fans".  What else?

David Kastrup

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