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

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: On being web-friendly and why info must die
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 03:39:41 -0500

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  >  > Can we define a new type of URL to refer to a locally-installed
  >  > HTML-Info manual?

  > URLs are already sufficiently flexible.  You can run a dedicated HTTP
  > server for http: schemes or use a file: URL for local files.  To
  > reference sub-file objects you use the #fragment notation.

We want to write something short such as `info:emacs' to refer to the
Emacs manual.  I don't think 'file:' does things like that.  As for
the local HTTP server, getting these results wiht it might be
complicated since it might be doing other jobs.

Dr Richard Stallman
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