man vs info vs texinfo files
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 04:06:43 UTC 2009
On Thu, 2009-03-05 at 15:37 -0800, Per Bothner wrote:
> Fedora (and GNU systems in general) should stop shipping info files,
> and should instead ship the texinfo source files. The makeinfo
> program will convert texinfo files into html or docbook, as well
> as old-fashioned info. Html or docbook is much nicer - you can
> use non-monospace fonts (for the body), and the text can be
> re-flowed to fit the window. Also, indexes and cross-references
> can take you to a precise location, rather than just a node.
Interesting idea. Is there any reason why this wouldn't work?
PS I still want man pages all the same :-)
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