Re: Linux 2.2.11pre4

Riley Williams (rhw@MemAlpha.CX)
Tue, 3 Aug 1999 22:16:21 +0100 (GMT)

Hi Philipp.

>> I do that automatically nowadays, since they're useless anyway.

> Oh well, if you don't need documentation for glibc, gcc or GNU
> make, which *only* come with texinfo docs, so be it.

I could use decent documentation for all three of those, but the info
tool is NOT decent. I can't fairly comment on the documentation it is
supposed to show, since the tool required to show it is so useless to
begin with that even the best of documentation would appear as being

>>> The "info" interface makes sense only to people who grok GNU
>>> emacs...

>> I'd be surprised if even those lusers can make sense of it.

> <flame>
===8<=== Rubbish cut ===>8===
> </flame>

'nuff said.

Best wishes from Riley.

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