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Re: The poor state of documentation of pcase like things.

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: The poor state of documentation of pcase like things.
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 11:13:18 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Rasmus <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2015 10:12:00 +0100
>> > IMO, that's largely a waste of your time and energy: the manual is
>> > rarely if ever read in its entirety, or even in large portions.  Most
>> > of its uses is to quickly find the subject whose description you need,
>> > hopefully by using the Info-index command ("i TOPIC RET"), and read
>> > that and perhaps some of the cross-references there.  With this use
>> > case, the level on which a description is found is irrelevant.
>> But by lifting it, it would appear more prominently in the TOC.
> Only in the printed book, maybe.  The TOC of the Info manual is flat:
> all the nodes appear on the same level.

Are we talking about the same Info manual here?  That of Emacs?  That
with the

     — The Detailed Node Listing —

    Here are some other nodes which are really subnodes of the ones
    already listed, mentioned here so you can get to them in one step:


David Kastrup

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