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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: "Newbie-ized help"

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: "Newbie-ized help"
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 17:44:56 +0900
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>>>>> "James" == James Blackwell <address@hidden> writes:

    James> Stephen Turnbull

    >> Really?  Unlike gdb, tla is not normally an interactive
    >> program.

    James> The way this patch works is:

It's obvious how it works (it's a technique that has been available in
Info for at least a decade) and it is an improvement.  However, this
improvement is going to be most useful to people who already have a
pretty good idea of what's in there.

    James> I'm not necessarily against a suite of info/man pages as an
    James> addition, but we've got to keep the built in help.

Sure.  I'm not proposing getting rid of the built-in help, I'm
proposing a second interface, to make it more accessible to people who
want to browse.

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