From firstname.lastname@example.org Tue Jun 22 12:32:14 1993
From: email@example.com (William C Fenner)
Subject: Re: Documenting systems and networks- TeXinfo & HTML
Organization: NRL Connection Machine Facility, Washington, DC
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 1993 14:26:52 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> email@example.com (Edward Vielmetti) writes:
>There's a link to a bunch of TeXinfo documents on the Ohio State
>WWW server - Mosaic has a pointer to it, and the doc id is
>if you want to look at it.
>That gateway looks to be a start of a work in progress - i say that
>mostly because some obvious tags like @i() aren't done.
That gateway uses the info files as the source for the documents, not
the texinfo source. It converts info files to html on the fly.
I wrote my own info file to html converter, because the one Ohio State is
using doesn't take advantage of the tag information for large files, and
just does a simple linear search. You can try it out on my
I like the idea of converting info to html on the fly, because it doesn't
require an extra step to make stuff available in the Web - if you install
a new package and update the info directory, then it's immediately available.
Bill Fenner firstname.lastname@example.org