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Re: [help-texinfo] Porting macro-heavy makeinfo 4 to makeinfo 5

From: Scott Pakin
Subject: Re: [help-texinfo] Porting macro-heavy makeinfo 4 to makeinfo 5
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:13:58 -0600
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On 04/22/2014 02:00 PM, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> See two proposals attached.  I have switched the @cindex and the 
> text in the @cncp macro definition in one of the proposals, to allow
> to have the text of the macro invokation appear first on the @item
> line.  It is not really the same as what you want, still, as you have
> to repeat the macro invokation on each @table @item line.
> In the second case, the original order is kept, but then another macro
> is required for @item lines...
> One thing that is really gone is the delayed expansion of user defined
> macro on a @table line.  Now user defined macros are expanded in the
> flow of the texinfo code.

Thanks!  That was very helpful.  Now I'm down to just under 1000 error
messages remaining to cope with.  (It seems that certain nestings of
user-defined macros no longer work, and I'm trying to work around

-- Scott

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