On 2003-02-24 21:28, Cliff Sarginson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 09:48:08PM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > GNU people do hate manpages annd avoid them some times :(
> Navigating info pages is like having teeth pulled without novocaine.

Well, that's a bit of an exaggeration there, but I get your point.
The whole problem with Texinfo is that it doesn't have a well defined,
pretty much standard, well-known and respected layout for the
presentation of information to you.  The fact that you find it
difficult to navigate .info documents is not a direct result of the
format used to write the documentation, but a side-effect of the way
things are organised in the original document.

Most of the Texinfo documents I've read haven't been written to be
read sequentially.  Sometimes, there isn't a well-defined order of all
the "nodes"; which only makes things worse.

There are a few very good documents in Texinfo though.  The open
sourced book about CVS of http://cvsbook.red-bean.com is a very good
example of a Texinfo document that I really, I mean REALLY, enjoyed

It's not the format.  It's the writer...

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