CD-based distribution (was Another website....)
Bartlee A. Anderson
Thu Aug 20 01:51:00 GMT 1998
Aren't there already windows .hlp files for a lot of this stuff?
I think that would be the most native/easiest to use.
I don't want to bring up a browser with overhead to do a man request.
Jeff Sturm 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
> > suggestion...
> > Jeff Sturm wrote:
> > >The 'man' command should be included. What about HTML, or (ick)
> > Windows
> > >.hlp files?
> > >Jeff Sturm
> > >firstname.lastname@example.org
> Jeff Sturm
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