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Re: Org mode and Emacs (was: Convert README.org to plain text README whi

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Org mode and Emacs (was: Convert README.org to plain text README while installing package)
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2022 11:29:52 +0300

> From: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
> Cc: yantar92@gmail.com, rms@gnu.org, monnier@iro.umontreal.ca, acm@muc.de,
>  emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2022 17:59:46 +1000
> Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:
> >> My statement is simply waht it says. I am not convinced org mode would
> >> be the right solution for Emacs documentation. This is for many reasons,
> >> some relating to org, some relating to the fact I'm not convinced there
> >> is a need to replace texinfo, especially given that in some areas, I
> >> think texinfo is more feature rich and consistent and some relating to the 
> >> feeling I have
> >> that the result is hard to justify given the amount of work it would
> >> require.
> >
> > Well, it is hard to say anything intelligent without knowing those
> > "many reasons".
> >
> > And if your POV is shared by the Org developers, then I ask again: why
> > is the Org manual, which weighs in at 23,000 lines, is being written
> > in Org?
> I have never claimed my POV was that of the org developers, I've never
> claimed to be an org developer or to speak in any way for org
> developers. 

I didn't say you have.  The above question was aimed at the Org
developers, as should be obvious from the context; apologies if that
wasn't clear enough.

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