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 the
manual.

If we do have though, consider this bug obsolete.


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> > Info > HTML > man > txt > PDF > PS ?

> Roughly, yes.


Not the same message, but in the thread:

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> 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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