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Re: [help-texinfo] Index entries for "@command" & Co.

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: [help-texinfo] Index entries for "@command" & Co.
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 00:02:04 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 02:55:43PM -0700, Karl Berry wrote:
>     but to me texinfo.fn looked like it is generated by code in
>     texinfo.tex 
> Certainly true.  I thought we were talking about Unicode sorting here,
> not the indexed Texinfo commands lacking @.
> Anyway, the problem in this case is not so much the implementation but
> that there is no user-level way to specify a sort key.  I'm not happy at
> the idea of making up a new command like @findexwithsortkey.  However, I
> guess we could do a new command used within the indexing commands, as in
> @findex @sortkey{command} @@command
> (Patrice, wdyt?)

It should not be too hard to implement, I guess.  And it is not
especially weird.  There is the issue of leading and preceding spaces
for @sortkey{..}.  Do we say something explicit on those?


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