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Re: Correspondence between web-pages and Info-pages

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Correspondence between web-pages and Info-pages
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:16:44 -0500
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>                  or in email messages, or in web-pages, or in a bookmark, ...
> Up till now, we have no way to write a link to an Info manual
> in such contexts.

Actually, we kind of do with a syntax like (info "(<FILE>)<NODE>"),
which is recognized at least in docstrings and is used in email messages.

> My point is that anything along these lines will be a step up from
> what we have now, so we need not be perfectionist about it.
> Whatever is easy to do will be an advance.

Right.  But it impacts the current in-manual (and cross-manual) syntax
in favor of the new syntax, so it does require some care.


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