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Re: HTML-Info design

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: HTML-Info design
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:48:06 +0200

> Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:32:56 -0500
> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
>   > How can we know that without even trying to implement a substantial
>   > subset of what Info does?  Your current implementation is 300-line
>   > long; if the addition of at least the basic Info features will take it
>   > to 3000, then what did we gain?
> The reasons I am interested in HTML-Info are
> 1. It will be readable (though without full Info functionality)
> in ordinary browsers.
> 2. It will be able to represent many things that Info can't.

No disagreement here.  The question that bothers me if it can support
the important features we have now in our Info reader.

> If it needs a 3000-line program to work with full Info functionality,
> that's not so big after all.

I didn't say it's big, just that its size won't be an advantage
compared to info.el.

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