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Re: Why I can't use `info' in emacs?


From: Robert Thorpe
Subject: Re: Why I can't use `info' in emacs?
Date: 15 Dec 2006 10:11:45 -0800
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Hadron Quark wrote:
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>
> >> From: Hadron Quark <address@hidden>
> >> Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 15:25:55 +0100
> >>
> >> Surely the man pages are superior in this instance for a programmer?
> >
> > How is the man page superior?
> >
>
> Did you look at the excerpts which came up from the context. For a
> programmer bringing up the API it is blatantly obvious, in this case,
> which first stage info is more useful.

The most common reason I have for looking at API docs is to remind me
of the order of arguments in a function.  Mostly I can remember the
functions purpose.  We're all different.



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