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Re: terminal escapes in Info files?

From: Alper Ersoy
Subject: Re: terminal escapes in Info files?
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 21:45:44 +0200
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Richard Stallman:
>     The downside is, Info becomes an intermediate format rather than
>     a final one, always asking for an additional step in the browsers.
>     Display will be totally screwed in older versions[1].

> this is true for both #1 and #2.  both would need conversion
> for emacs to display them.  both would need conversion to
> display them properly in stand-alone info, on a non-ansi terminal.

Speaking for stand-alone info, there already is stripping
functionality that kicks in when viewing man pages without the -R
option.  Likewise if emacs' browser is capable of viewing man pages,
it too should have such functionality already.

Alper Ersoy

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