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Re: @ref without page numbers

From: Christopher Dimech
Subject: Re: @ref without page numbers
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 03:18:22 +0200

I agree with your evaluation Patrice.

> Sent: Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 1:56 AM
> From: "Patrice Dumas" <>
> To: "Karl Berry" <>
> Cc:,
> Subject: Re: @ref without page numbers
> On Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 04:41:30PM -0600, Karl Berry wrote:
> > Christopher, if you want to write full technical documents with lots of
> > references, math, etc., why don't you just use LaTeX? Texinfo is not
> > designed for this. Trying to shoehorn it to fit seems fraught with problems.
> LaTeX is not very practical to write program documentation.  Texinfo is
> not so good at math and bibliography.  However, when you need both, for
> instance when you write a manual for a program dealing with mathematics,
> I find Texinfo with tex4ht or latex2html and now mathjax to be better
> compromise than LaTeX as LaTeX is very poor for program documentation.
> The html obtained, for instance is much more suitable when going through
> Texinfo.
> --
> Pat

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