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Re: integration of general/web in main

From: Graham Percival
Subject: Re: integration of general/web in main
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 01:20:38 -0700
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On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 09:43:39AM +0200, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
> Op vrijdag 14-08-2009 om 23:51 uur [tijdzone -0700], schreef Graham
> Percival:
> > BTW, why don't we want to credit texinfo and texi2html?
>  - Why is thanking texi2html more important than, say, bjarne stroustrup
>    for creating c++, eg.  Or w3c for standardising html.  Or netscape
>    for stopping microsoft to proprietrize the web.  Or rms for starting
>    GNU.  Or any libraries  of the free software stack we are using.  Or
>    emacs.  Or debian.  Or composers, or $DEITY for creating music?

Good point.

>  - And also, please go read the texi2html script and see if you
>    come out alive on the other end.  If I saw someone saying this
>    was great, I might not even want to *see* their printed notation
>    output?


>  - I would hardly want to advise others to use it.

I actually quite like the texinfo -> website  way of working,
although I admit that I've never tried to do translations with it.

Ok, removing it certainly makes the footer less cluttered.

- Graham

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