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Re: [groff] Release Candidate 1.22.4.rc3

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [groff] Release Candidate 1.22.4.rc3
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 17:54:20 +0000

Hi Branden,

> Last I checked (years ago), the texinfo development mailing list was
> openly discussing its options for winding up the project.  It's just
> not very ergonomic for anyone except militant Emacs partisans, and
> pinfo, the info browser with key bindings friendly to mere mortals, is
> no longer actively maintained either, as I understand it.

That triggers my common reminder that

    info groff | less

works just fine, giving man-page users a familiar interface for
browsing.  A little sed(1) post-processing can deal with the annoyingly

    File:,  Node: Postprocessor Access,  Next: Miscellaneous,  Prev: 
I/O,  Up: gtroff Reference


Cheers, Ralph.

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