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Re: Info pages should offer permalinks

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: Info pages should offer permalinks
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2021 10:24:39 +0000

I'm not sure if it's a good idea but in any case this should be
directed towards a list for Emacs development (emacs-devel@gnu.org) as
that is where the development of Info mode is done.

On Wed, Feb 24, 2021 at 12:20 AM 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <jidanni@jidanni.org> wrote:
> Let's say we are reading some INFO page, like
> (info "(gnus) Customizing Articles")
> We think "That's a great article. What's the https.... URL so I can share it 
> with
> my friends?"
> So at the bottom of the article, there should be a "permalink" that one
> can copy,
> Indeed with permalinks, one needn't go online at all, and still have the
> URL at one's fingertips.
> Therefore INFO files should have some template that page authors could
> enter the permalink tree base for their INFO file, if any.
> You could even have
> info-share-page
> info-share-chapter
> info-share-file
> functions, that would at least copy the appropriate URL into the kill ring.

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