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Re: Should synopsis handle texinfo markup?

From: Alex Kost
Subject: Re: Should synopsis handle texinfo markup?
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:52:12 +0300
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Ludovic Courtès (2017-03-16 23:29 +0100) wrote:

> Alex Kost <address@hidden> skribis:
>> Ludovic Courtès (2017-03-15 17:14 +0100) wrote:
>>> 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.

I gave it a try (the patch is attached).  I hope I didn't miss anything.

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