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RE: search in Info should not find "File", "Node" etc. in header

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: search in Info should not find "File", "Node" etc. in header
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2004 17:29:49 -0700

Hi Karl,

      IOW, the keywords in the header are not part of the manual content, so
      should not be searchable

  Or "Menu", presumably, or "Note", or the other special Info keywords,
  that is, when they're used as keywords.

Yes...and no.  It is only inappropriate behavior for occurrences that are
_not part of the Info text_.  "Node", for instance, in a header should not
be findable.

"Note" and "Menu" are debatable: One could argue that, although a Note is a
structural (navigational) element, it is useful to be able to search for the
next Note. However, TAB does that; it takes you to the next Note or next
menu item, so there is no need to use `s' to search for "Note" or "Menu"
(when that is used to indicate a note or a menu, and is not strictly part of
the manual text).

  I understand your argument, but I'm not sure I fully agree.  In any
  case, it's not something I want to spend time on.

I understand. Me neither.

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