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

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: Any interest in using HTML for locally-installed Texinfo documentation?
Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2019 12:08:52 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.1 (2016-04-27)

On Tue, Apr 02, 2019 at 05:02:19PM -0400, George Clemmer wrote:
> Gavin Smith <address@hidden> writes:
> [...]
> > A manual with this interface added is at
> > https://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/manual/texinfo-html/Overview.html.
> > All the important keyboard commands that work in the Info viewers are
> > implemented, including index lookup.
> Nice! I like seeing Info commands work on WWW-posted doc. This would be
> useful to an Emacs/Info user for packages that aren't installed or when
> their Info system is broken. To reach the more numerous "non Emacs/Info
> users", these commands need to be advertised and promoted. Is there a
> plan for this?

Not really.  That's why I wrote to this list.

> WRT the current implementation ...
> In Emacs and Info, typing 'h' shows Info keyboard commands. It didn't do
> anything visiting this site with CHROME and Safari.
> It would be nice if a second 'C-s' advanced to the next match without
> requiring <RET>.
> 'C-s' on the site is so slow that I thought it was broken at first :(

Thanks for the feedback.  C-s will be slow because it is retrieving each 
HTML page over a network.

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