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Re: Re^2: Status of Debian Policy


On 20 Jun 1997, Marco Budde wrote:
> SVD> The simplest solution is to ship html in a different package. This way
> SVD> the user will be able to choose to not install the html docs if he/she
> SVD> believes info2www is enough.
> Ask the users! The most people hate the info format and it's browsers. We  
> should include the HTML documentation in the package.

I'm sure I'd rather have info than HTML.  Info browses nicely, especially
now that we have info patched for cursor key navigation.  HTML is larger
and more cumbersome.

> SVD> IMHO we should not drop .info from the main package, or we would have
> I think, we should ;-). The HTML format is more flexible and the output  
> looks much better. All package maintainer's should convert the  
> documentation from LaTeX oder Texinfo to HTML.

Okay, show me how to search a HTML version of the bash info documentation
for a concept and I'll believe you.

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