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

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:19:00 +0100

> I don't want to put the docstring in. I want to put a reference to the
> docstring. Then when I generate the PDF, html or Info, I want the
> reference resolved.

Lazily?  Why?  Do you assume the docstring could change in between writing
the documentation and producing the Info file?

> In the same way that I don't want to write
> (current-buffer)
>   => #<buffer *unsent wide reply to martin rudalics*>
> I want to write "(current-buffer)" and have it evaled when the doc is
> produced. This is the sort of thing that I expect when writing notes to
> teach programming. Why would I not want it in Emacs?

I can understand that this might be useful for a tutorial.  But in a


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