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Re: How to handle the jargon file?



On Wed, May 26, 1999 at 03:43:11PM +0100, Edward Betts wrote:
> Eric S. Raymond has released version 4.1.2 of the jargon file, but it is not
> released in info format. The text version is broken, it does not work
> correctly with Volks-hypertext browser and the spacing is messed up.
> 
> ESR's perfered format is html. The jargon file is now avaliable as a single 
> 2Mb html file jargon.html, which works quite well, if it does take a little
> while to load into lynx. The other option is a .tar.gz file containing all the
> html but each entry is a seperate file. I have done some work to see if I can
> package it, included is a perl script jargon-search for /usr/lib/cgi-bin to run
> searchs which I have yet to get working.
> 
> What I want to know is does every else argee that this is the right way of
> doing it? 
What format does dict use it?  I won't load linx when I need to look
something up so if it's not in dict format, it's useless to me and I'll 
probably not use it/install it..

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