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Re: [5351] * tp/Texinfo/Convert/Plaintext.pm: warn when cross-reference

From: Dumas Patrice
Subject: Re: [5351] * tp/Texinfo/Convert/Plaintext.pm: warn when cross-reference
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2013 00:40:21 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

On Sun, Sep 01, 2013 at 09:32:58PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
>     > E.g., INFO_CHARS_WARNING (off the top of my head, probably not the best
>     > name).
>     And the best name would be?
> Well, if you don't have any objections or ideas, I haven't come up with
> anything better in the meantime.  Maybe INFO_SPECIAL_CHARS_WARNING?
> Whichever you think is better.

INFO_SPECIAL_CHARS_WARNING seems much better to me.

>     Also what should be the default?  On or off?
> We will get grief from users either way.  Glenn wants the warnings by
> default (and he and others will surely complain if they have to set
> something extra to get them).  Whereas other users with longstanding
> manuals will complain if they have to do something to turn them off.
> I guess my inclination is to be conservative and not have the warnings
> by default.  But the thread that occasioned this whole thing was more or
> less along the lines of having them by default.
> Do you have a preference?

Not really...


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