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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: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:11:48 +0100

On Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 3:44 PM, David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:
> Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:
>> I guess that searching like that is what people are used to today
>> (except for fields, of course). I like the Emacs built in
>> documentation for functions and variables very much. However that is
>> limited to elisp. To me Info is much more inconvenient. Personally I
>> would prefer some searching enhanced with fields there.
> Shrug.  The Info index uses exactly the same completion/input as the
> builtin documentation for functions and variables: wildcards, completion
> lists and all.  Which is not much of a surprise since it uses the same
> code.

Eh, yes. And that is both good and a problem. The logical structure of
the information you are looking for is perhaps a bit different.

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