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


From: Hadron Quark
Subject: Re: Why I can't use `info' in emacs?
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 13:54:54 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Hadron Quark <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 23:30:08 +0100
>> 
>> Again : Did you *read* the excerpts I posted coming up from the code? As a 
>> first
>> page context help, the man page is superior to the info file node which
>> first appears. From a programming perspective. Here it is again :
>
> Instead of insisting that the superiority is obvious, why don't you
> tell what you, from your programming perspective, expect to find when
> you ask the help system about a function?  Then, if that information
> is missing from the glibc manual, perhaps some day it will be added.
>
> If you keep insisting that it's obvious, one thing is certain: the
> manual will never be changed to your liking.  Maybe that is your
> goal...

I would have thought that me stating I wanted context help from the code
would make it obvious if you look at the two excerpts. 

One gives the function API and the overview, the other doesnt.


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