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bug#11168: All headers but one missing in main *Info* buffer

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: bug#11168: All headers but one missing in main *Info* buffer
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 02:24:54 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Kangas <stefan@marxist.se> writes:

> Drew Adams <drew.adams@oracle.com> writes:
>>> > 2. `Info-streamline-headings' should be a user option, not a defvar.
>>> I'm not sure that this is something that people will commonly want to
>>> customize.
>> Why not?  (And why must an option be something that's
>> _commonly_ modified by users?)
> I just don't think it's all that useful.
>> In this bug report you have a user asking about the
>> format/content of Info, with no way to find out about
>> what's happening, without filing a bug.
> But that was because there had just been a change, many moons ago.
> Right?  Or have we seen many questions since?
> IMO, Info-streamline-headings is fine for what it's trying to do, which
> AFAICT is mainly to consolidate all Emacs stuff under one heading.
> But it seems to me that the GNU project/Info or whoever should rather
> make sure that the organization of headlines makes sense.  It seems
> pretty chaotic on my machine, and different projects seem to follow
> various different conventions.  So I'd personally rather users filed bug
> reports to the respective projects, or to makeinfo, or against the GNU
> coding standards or something.

No further comments within 4 weeks, so I'm closing this bug.

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