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Re: Should synopsis handle texinfo markup?

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Should synopsis handle texinfo markup?
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 23:29:24 +0100
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Alex Kost <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès (2017-03-15 17:14 +0100) wrote:
>> Hi Alex,
>> Alex Kost <address@hidden> skribis:
>>> Hello, I've noticed that several packages contain "@code" structures in
>>> their synopses, but only 'description' field supports texinfo markup.
>>> For example, look at:
>>>   guix package -s ruby-minitest-bonus-assertions
>>> So I wonder, should these synopses be adjusted to remove @code things,
>>> or would it be better to make sysnopses support it?
>> Maybe we should support Texinfo in synopses after all.  I don’t think
>> there were good reasons not to do it.
>> Thoughts?
> I'm not aware of potential problems so I think it would be good to add
> this support to synopses.

Cool.  Would you or anyone like to give it a try?  Alternatively we can
mail it to bug-guix for later.


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