[clug] info to html script

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at svana.org
Wed Jun 18 20:57:45 EST 2003

On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 01:46:33PM +1000, Nemo -earth native- wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 12:48:44PM +1000, Michael.James at csiro.au did utter:
> > The curse of the Pharaohs on info files
> >  and all that entomb documentation in them!
> Yes, I used to think so to. 
> Grab pinfo - it's info with a sensible hyperlinks interface. (basically
> lynx-like). 
> Now I only complain about the info authors, not the format or the
> browser (and converting info2html wont help much if the fundamental
> documentation structure is braindead) ;)

I looked into pinfo the other day. My big gripes are: 

1. Can't cut and paste (mouse has been taken for clicking links)
2. No help inside the program
3. No multi-page i-search (info has it, emacs doesn't)

pinfo is a step forward, but it's still very frustrating.
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> "the West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or
> religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence.
> Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do."
>   - Samuel P. Huntington
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