A policy on how to choose the installed documentation formats.

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  • Ludovic Courtès
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I don't think we have what this thread talks about covered in themanual.
If we do have though, consider this bug obsolete.
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/guix-devel/2016-01/msg00603.html
Toggle quote (5 lines)> > Info > HTML > man > txt > PDF > PS ?
> Roughly, yes.

Not the same message, but in the thread:
Toggle quote (16 lines)> What about installing only HTML?>> I find that HTML (and Info, and man) is more convenient to read on-line> than PDFs. We rarely include PDF documentation in packages.>> Of course, avoiding PDF/PS/DVI allows us to remove the dependency> on TeX Live. Last, from discussions I heard at the Reproducible> Build Summit, I think DVIs and maybe PS/PDFs are not> bit-reproducible out-of-the-box.>> WDYT?>> Maybe we should have a policy on how to choose the installed> documentation formats.>> Ludo’.
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Ludovic Courtès wrote on 11 Jan 2017 23:14
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severity 24099 minor
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