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Re: How do I suppress "helpful" blank lines generated by makeinfo?

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: How do I suppress "helpful" blank lines generated by makeinfo?
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 23:14:11 +0000
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'Evening, Karl!

On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 06:02:25PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
>     Is this wise?

> Well, there are a number of good reasons to do so, or I wouldn't have
> gone to all the trouble of pushing it.  Better HTML output (which many
> people ask for), better expansion control, more maintainable source,
> ....

That perl must be good.  :-)

> ... anyway, as far as I'm concerned, it's happening.  It all *could*
> be done in C, but the reality has been that neither I nor anyone else
> has time to bring makeinfo up to anything like the level of
> functionality in texi2html.

>     half a minute to generate Elisp, that would set me (and others?)
>     back to a "batch mode" development process.

> I hope it isn't 10x slower, but even if it is, 30 seconds does not seem
> like an insurmountable lengthy span of time.  Sorry.

Well, I could always get faster hardware.  But yes, I could cope with

> Best,
> karl

Thanks, and goodnight!

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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