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Re: [Orgmode] A shorter manual

From: Sebastian Rose
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] A shorter manual
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 23:34:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> If the manual were in org, then the tag, :basic:, would suffice.  Just
>> export only that tag.  But maybe that is more work instead of less?
>> On 2010-04-28, Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> with the Org-mode manual moving toward 200 pages,  I am
>>> starting to worry that people with stop in their tracks
>>> when considering Org-mode, just because of the sheer size
>>> of the manual.
>>> So I did a little experiment.  I took the manual and stripped
>>> everything which could be considered advanced material, but
>>> keeping all features and all basic commands and customizations.

Great idea!

I hate to read more than neccessary :)


> Just realized the need for export to info.  So never mind.  And it was
> obvius anyway.

I'd prefer to keep the full manual as texinfo file. It's so easy to
search in info files for what ever you're looking for.


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