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Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH] bug #28994: [Request] enable search (^W) in hel

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH] bug #28994: [Request] enable search (^W) in help (^G)
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 20:34:12 +0100

On Thu, Nov 10, 2016, at 07:44, Rishabh Dave wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 6:33 AM, David Niklas <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Just out of curiosity, why not have nano, upon ^G input, open a read only
> > version of the help file?
> > That would solve many problems and reduce code base size.
> I suppose, you mean have help text stored under a file permanently.
> That would not take the re-bindings into consideration.

Also, there is not just one help text, there are at least seven.
And then each of these is available in at least a dozen languages.
That would make already a hundred help files.  No good.

But most important is what Rishabh mentioned: possible
rebindings need to taken into account, so these help texts
must be generated at runtime.


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