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Chris Rees utisoft at
Fri Jun 5 16:51:20 UTC 2009

2009/6/5 Kirk Strauser <kirk at>:
> On Thursday 04 June 2009 04:17:56 pm Chris Rees wrote:
>> Info is horrible to use as a quick reference, because as Polytropon
>> said earlier, you can't just dive in to get something specific. The
>> info is split into (arbitrary????) sections, through which you have to
>> tread, and jump around hyperlinks all over.
> In fairness, a good info browser (eg Emacs) makes searching in an info doc
> trivially easy.  I think the biggest problem is that /usr/bin/info is horrid
> and people lump their impression of it onto their impression of info docs as a
> whole.
> --
> Kirk Strauser

Is there a 'quick' way to use emacs instead of info? Like info-emacs topic?

I've remembered why I hate the info browser so much; it reminds me of
the 'help' included with MS-DOS 6.22. Anyone remember that?


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing in a mailing list?

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