On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 9:48 AM, David Bremner <da...@tethera.net> wrote:
> Suvayu Ali <fatkasuvayu+li...@gmail.com> writes:
>
>> On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 08:00:18AM -0300, David Bremner wrote:
>>>
>>> Of course it is getting pretty big, I don't know what to do about
>>> that.
>>
>> How about an overview in notmuch-search-terms with more detailed docs in
>> an info page?  coreutils does this.  I don't think this will add any new
>> build dependencies either, as sphinx supports info pages.  I see
>> texinfo_documents is already defined in doc/conf.py.  Maybe that is an
>> option?
>>
>
> I'm not really in favour of requiring anyone who is not already using
> emacs to use info.  Of course we could provide the same long form docs
> in other formats (most likely html).  I don't know if splitting into
> shorter man pages plus a longer manual would really help, but it's
> likely we could take better advantage of sphinx. I know that Patrick
> Totzke started a rework of the docs
>
>        https://github.com/pazz/notmuch/tree/docs
>
> I don't think that's really in a state to contemplate merging (for one
> thing it hasn't kept up with doc changes in master); but maybe somebody
> wants to pick up where Patrick left off.
>
> d
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Thank you everyone for all of the information and for walking me in
through the example!

I will study more in depth and look at the detailed documentation.

Kind regards,

Xu
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