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Re: [bug #42897] texi2any does not bark at incorrect menu entry, and mak

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: [bug #42897] texi2any does not bark at incorrect menu entry, and makes erroneous info output
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2014 15:00:32 +0100

On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 11:07 PM, Vincent Belaïche
<address@hidden> wrote:
> I do not know the info format details --- BTW is it documented somewhere
See "Appendix F Info Format Specification" in the texinfo manual.

> From your answer I see that such kind of escaping mechanism does not
> actually exists (yet ;-) ).
> Anyway, I am a bit surprised that there was some effort from people
> doing the EMACS info viewer not to preclude colon in node names, as on
> the other hand they preclude comma albeit the @comma command is already
> there and could be used by the user to have commas in node names. See
> http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?42897#comment3.

The @comma command is for commas in the arguments to Texinfo commands,
not for Info output exactly. Commas in node names conflict with the
use of the comma to terminate a cross-reference, or a pointer in the
first line of a node.

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