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Re: Any interest in using HTML for locally-installed Texinfo documentati

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: Any interest in using HTML for locally-installed Texinfo documentation?
Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 22:12:16 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 1.0; emacs 26.1

Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> I hear the argument; it’s true that not everyone uses Emacs or is
> familiar with the standalone Info reader.  Rendering of Info manuals in
> Emacs is not bad, but a modern browser can do a better job.
> Yet I’m not completely sold to the everything in the browser approach,
> and everything in JavaScript.  In an ideal world (for me), we’d rather
> provide a local documentation viewer that renders Texinfo directly.

As far as I know GNOME’s Yelp is a frontend to different kinds of
documentation and it does support Info files.

It may not work out of the box without setting some environment
variables first, but I remember viewing Info manuals in Yelp not too
long ago when I first learned that it supports Info.


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