> From: Gavin Smith <gavinsmith0...@gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2016 07:54:05 +0100
> Cc: Per Bothner <p...@bothner.com>, "help-texinfo@gnu.org" 
> <help-texinfo@gnu.org>
> On 18 October 2016 at 06:40, Eli Zaretskii <e...@gnu.org> wrote:
> > I can tell you that I can read the GnuTLS Info manual, which includes
> > images, in Emacs, and I do see the images where they belong, although
> > the image files are in the normal /usr/share/info/ directory, together
> > with the GnuTLS Info files.  Not sure if this is relevant to the issue
> > at hand (I wasn't following this thread closely enough to tell).
> Thanks for the information. The only possible downside of this is that
> different Info files may have images with the same name.

How is that different from 2 manuals having the same name?

IOW, why do we want to impose on the Texinfo system solution of a
problem that basically is a mistake on the part of the manual

One simple solution would be to have all images that belong to the
manual FOO.info to be named FOO-something.png, thus realizing a
poor-man's namespaces.  I see the GnuTLS manual already does that.

If what triggered this discussion is some text in the Texinfo manual,
let's fix the manual to say something more reasonable.

Reply via email to