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Re: terminal escapes in Info files?

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: terminal escapes in Info files?
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 19:00:21 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, Oct 29 2003, Oliver Scholz wrote:

> But on a second thought, I think one big benefit of something
> HTML-like is that users who don't use Emacs and who don't like the tty
> reader could use their favourite browser to read the info files 

Producing HTML output from texinfo sources is possible since ages
(texi2html, makeinfo --html, ...).

> in the system's central info directory. IIRC desctop environments
> like KDE or Gnome already use a browser for their “help desk”, for
> example (or has that changed since the last time I looked?).

KDE's "Konquerer" (version 3.1.1) can display info files directly.
Just enter "info:/dir" in the location bar.  The Gnome help browser
("yelp"?), too.

Bye, Reiner.
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