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Re: Intent to adopt: info

On Wed, 14 Apr, 1999, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 13, 1999 at 08:24:42PM +0200, J.H.M. Dassen wrote:
> > Have a new program, say "info-browser", that accepts command line arguments
> > like "info" does, and invokes the preferred info browser (given an
> > environment variable INFOBROWSER), defaulting to "info" (if INFOBROWSER
> > isn't set). "info-browser" should know about the various info browsers
> > (info, pinfo etc), and invoke them properly.
> > 
> > This way, a user can set the preferred info browser easily, while
> > programmers/developers can simply call one program "info-browser".
> It's the best idea so far, but in which package shall we put it?
> We can't put it in individual info-providing packages, since people
> can have only one of them installed, and if they have two, files
> would get overwritten. How about base-files (it is installed even
> if no info-browser package is installed)?


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