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Re: Working for Debian is not just about packages

On Sun, Aug 01, 1999 at 11:23:37AM +0900, sen_ml@eccosys.com wrote:
> > abysmal user interface, clumsy to use, it never does what you
> > expect, and the search facility is next to useless.
> would you care to elaborate on these points in more detail? what do
> you mean by 'absymal', 'clumsy', 'never does what you expect', and
> 'search facility is next to useless'?

use it for 5 minutes, and all of the above will be self-evident.

(if you've already become familiar with info then try running it
while expecting it to behave similarly to almost every other text
viewer/browser type program - e.g. lynx and less)

> are there specific ways in which it could be improved that you can
> suggest?

ditch it and use pinfo instead.

really.  /usr/bin/info is a waste of time.  


craig sanders

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