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Re: @setfilename: for info only?

From: Noah Slater
Subject: Re: @setfilename: for info only?
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 04:19:51 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 07:05:48PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
> As for your remark about the undesirability of determining the output
> filename by looking at the contents of the input file, well, I agree
> with you in principle.  I don't think there was any overriding need for
> @setfilename in the first place (instead of just using the input
> filename) and don't know why rms needed it.  But it's too late now.

Excuse me interrupting here, given my lack of experience with Texinfo. Would it
break backwards compatibility to remove this as an absolute requirement for a
valid Texinfo document? It would certainly make things easier for me if this
could be guessed based on filename, or passed as a command option.


Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater

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