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Re: HTML-Info design

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: HTML-Info design
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2014 04:56:01 -0500

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  > Is there a reason we cannot extend the Info format?  It has been
  > extended for images already.

It is certainly possible to extend Info format, but it would be a lot
of duplicate effort and the result would not be as clean as HTML.
I think using stylized HTML is a superior method.

  > The basic difference I see is that Info is preformatted and has
  > documents organized in multi-file parts (including an index) that the
  > Info reader is well-informed about.

We can do that by using specific constructions in HTML that the HTML-Info
reader will recognize so that it can provide the same features.

Dr Richard Stallman
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