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bug#9528: 24.0.50; Info navigation


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#9528: 24.0.50; Info navigation
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:30:06 +0300

> From: Juri Linkov <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 19:30:01 +0300
> 
> 1. Run `emacs -Q'
> 2. `C-h i m elisp RET g Macros RET'
> 3. `[' (`Info-backward-node') goes to "Related Topics".
> 4. `l' goes back to the previously selected node "Macros".
> 
> 1. Run `info'
> 2. `m elisp RET g Macros RET'
> 3. `[' (`Info-backward-node') goes to "Related Topics".
> 4. `l' goes to the node "Functions", not "Macros".
> 
> The behavior of the Emacs Info reader to skip intermediate nodes by default
> dates back to the first version of info.el at 1991-07-13.

You mean, when `[' is used?  Because otherwise, the Emacs behavior
with `l' was like the stand-alone Info, until you changed that a day
or two ago, right?

> If you think that behavior of the stand-alone Info reader
> is more traditional, we could install this patch:

Yes, assuming I understand correctly what you are saying, see above.





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