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Re: info

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: info
Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2003 07:48:17 +0200 (IST)

On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Luc Teirlinck wrote:

>        * Acknowledgments::     Major contributors to GNU Emacs.
>        Indexes (nodes containing large menus)
>        * Key Index::           An item for each standard Emacs key sequence.
>    Which menu item would you like Info to select if point is on
>    "Indexes", and how should Info tell this case from the one that
>    started this thread?
> Sorry, I forgot to answer this question.  The default chosen by m is
> `Acknowledgments'.  This is arbitrary but predictable.  Everything
> between two leading *'s is the previous *'s territory.

I believe this arebitrary predictability is not very useful, except in 
those cases where the text between the two *'s is short.  As other 
examples in this thread show, sometimes this approach is simply wrong.

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