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Re: A new online publishing tool for Texinfo documents.

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: A new online publishing tool for Texinfo documents.
Date: 25 Nov 2003 23:38:20 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Nic Ferrier <address@hidden> writes:

> Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:
> > Nic Ferrier wrote:
> > 
> > > It's an additional format to solve the specific problem of reading
> > > documentation that you don't happen to have on your local machine.
> > 
> > Why can't ange-ftp, tramp, or http-get be used to retrieve remote Info
> > files for local browsing within Emacs?
> Because it would take a lot of work to alter the info reader to make
> that happen.

I doubt that it will take more work than adding XSLT and javascript
support to and otherwise enhancing emacs/w3.

> And users would then be tied to emacs for doing it... 

What's wrong about that?
This is emacs-devel which is supposed to deal with emacs development!

>                                                       The current
> proposal offers at least as much flexibility as current Info
> publishing systems:
> - it will be available to browsers
> - it will therefore be available to emacs
> - it will also therefore be available on the console (links)


- this discussion will continue outside emacs-devel, right?

Thank you.


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