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

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2014 23:20:11 +0900

chad writes:

 > Web browsers *that can run javascript* are far more capable (in
 > terms of available functionality) than info browsers other than
 > emacs, and have been for a while now.

Only if the ecmascript has been written.

 > This sort of functionality uses client-side javascript, which is
 > something of a concern.

I don't see why that's more of a concern than "client-side Lisp".  The
problem with ecmascript on the web is (a) licensing and (b) whether
you can trust the source.  I would think that for Emacs's HTML manuals
the emacscript would of course be GPL, and distributed with the manuals.

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