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Re: man v. info (was Re: mandb gets stuck!)

On Sun, Sep 02, 2001 at 03:13:10PM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> Personally, I'd strongly recommend that the GNU project revisit the
> issue of info pages altogether.  They're not popular, they don't
> adequately replace man pages, and there is a far more successful and
> ubiquitous hypertext model (HTML) in use now.  Moreover, the standard
> info navigation keybindings (and even the simplified bindings offered by
> tools such as pinfo) are neither ubiquitous, corrospondent to other SW
> tools (emacs excepted), nor self evident.

Yep.  Too many formats....  

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