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Re: Emacs-Guix 0.3.1

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Emacs-Guix 0.3.1
Date: Wed, 24 May 2017 13:56:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:

> Actually, I think Info is superior, not least because of the index.  In
> an Info reader (Emacs, for example) you can hit “i” and start typing a
> concept.  A well-written manual will take you right to the section
> explaining the concept, even if the exact phrase is not used in the
> manual text.
> For those who aren’t yet familiar or comfortable with Info readers work
> is underway to add some JavaScript to HTML pages that can be generated
> from the Texinfo sources.  The added scripts would provide similar
> features as a traditional Info reader application.
> Until then I really recommend learning a bit about Info and how to use
> it.  It’s a really good system and generally provides better results
> than a web search.

BTW, the manual now has a “getting started” section on how to take
advantage of locally-installed documentation:


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