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Re: man vs info vs texinfo files



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?

poc

PS I still want man pages all the same :-)


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