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Re: CD-based distribution (was Another website....)
info.exe has a search facility, AND will read gzip compressed files.
texinfo compiles/links OOB with B19.1, why this isn't in the faq
(and the default user-tools build), I don't know.
On Mon, 17 Aug 1998 10:36:29 -0400, you wrote:
>HTML help files are a good idea provided the user has a decent browser
>installed (probably nearly all desktops these days). Plenty of tools
>exist to convert man and tekinfo files to HTML (I assume).
>One problem using static files for help is the lack of a search
>facility. I've heard Microsoft has done something for Win98, but that
>won't help us since the GNU-win32 distribution is targetting Win95/NT
>too. Maybe someone can build a help engine based on Apache though...
>Marcus Brown wrote:
>> An Idea,
>> How about using HTML Help as opposed to .info/man files? This is an
>> up'n'coming help system that seems to be gaining a lot of ground, just a
>> Jeff Sturm wrote:
>> >The 'man' command should be included. What about HTML, or (ick)
>> >.hlp files?
>> >Jeff Sturm
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