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Re: Gripes with "info" Command

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Gripes with "info" Command
Date: Sun, 02 Apr 2006 21:11:10 +0300

> Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2006 17:34:38 -0800
> From: Dave Jarvis <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> >     Perhaps there should be a motion to sundown it?
> > No, it is very useful for many people (and not useful for many others).
> Just seems kind of silly:
> help, man, whatis, apropos, pinfo, info, --help, GUI help, others?
> Be nice if there was a (simple) system to replace the first six.

Info replaces all of them.  It has facilities for each one of the
commands you've mentioned (excluding pinfo, which is just one of the
Info readers), and will even fall back to show man pages if there's no
installed Info manual for whatever topic you asked.

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