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Re: man vs info vs texinfo files



Per Bothner wrote:

> On 03/06/2009 08:09 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> Per Bothner wrote:
>>> (1) Gnome/KDE help viewers and similar programs should not
>>> display pre-formatted info files, but instead either
>>> (a) format texinfo files on the fly, or
>>
>> KDE's info: kioslave does exactly that already.
> 
> I believe you're mistaken.  It uses info2html - i.e. it
> starts with info files.

Actually I just misunderstood what you meant by "format on the fly".

> But I tried info:tar.  It does *not* reflow.  Nor does
> it use any font except a mono-space font.

Yeah, those are the "preformatted blocks" I was talking about. Unfortunately
most stuff just ends up in those. :-(

        Kevin Kofler


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