[Oberon] Re (2): Re (2): suggestions for documentation.
lab.eas at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 13:41:20 CEST 2014
It seems that Jan Verhoeven is promoting pdf over html for our documentation?
>HTML is to PDF what a spreadsheet is to a database. Millions use a
>spreadsheet as a database, until they make one tiny error and all
>records are jumbled up. Something impossible in a true database (like
> Borland's "Reflex").
We should use the lowest-common-denominator.
I'd select plain ASCII text, except that html has unfortunately replaced
that on the internet - which we are forced to use to inter-communicate.
Normally I wouldn't even mention my 'new format' : TextToSpeech.
These days I find it has a better benefit-to-cost-ratio -- for me.
For real complex documentation, where you'd want to paste/move
diagrams and change colour/font of text there's NOTHING more
powerful than ETHO. But we would never try to persuade others
to use that. So lets stick with the simplest and forget about the
== Chris Glur.
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