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Re: [Geiser-users] Errors in printed and Info references in the Geiser m

From: Jose A. Ortega Ruiz
Subject: Re: [Geiser-users] Errors in printed and Info references in the Geiser manual
Date: Sat, 08 Jan 2011 13:35:40 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, Jan 08 2011, Mark Harig wrote:

> There are many examples in the Geiser manual in which the generated
> HTML appears correct and readable, but in which the TeX (printed) and
> Info version either don't follow the standard format (TeX) or the
> result is ungrammatical (Info).
> In some cases, the Texinfo code might be fixed by changing uses of the
> @ref macro with the @xref or @pxref macro (See the node (texinfo)
> Cross references).  In other cases, the sentence will need to be
> rewritten in order to make the generated Info text grammatical.  (I'm
> not sure that the goal of making the HTML links into readable text can
> be made compatible with the requirements of the TeX (printed) and Info
> versions.)

You're probably right; i'll use a macro that will use internally an
@ifhtml conditional to decide what argument to insert. This will take a
bit of time, but it'll be well spent time.

> The list below is not a complete review of all references in the
> Geiser manual.  I hope it is enough to provide a view of what the
> problems are.


Indeed. Thanks.

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