[MPlayer-users] About your manuals...
rainer at hantsch.co.at
Mon Aug 18 13:20:51 CEST 2003
You are absolutely right that it is _possible_ to read everything with HTML
Though, I am one of those who prefer to download a documentation and print it
out. And for this purpose, HTML is one of the poorest things, because I will
have to open every linked sub-page and print it separatly.
A PDF or PS file instead can be printed with one command!
On Mon, 18 Aug 2003, Ross Fawcett wrote:
| [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
| Theres nothing wrong with HTML, looks better than pdf in alot of cases
| (asuming you have say AA fonts) that and pdf is a pain in the ass at times.
| Cant always copy and paste stuff, gotta open some other client. HTML is
| simple open it in your browser your done, open it in links/lynx/w3m in your
| console which is VERY handy, cant do that with a pdf afaik. Anyway if u want
| it in pdf you can convert it, in the end its easier to just get the html.
| That and most of the documentation is in man pages.
| - Ross
| On Mon, 18 Aug 2003 3:15 pm, Rainer Hantsch wrote:
| > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
| > Hello!
| > I just received an automated reply containing "RTFM ........".
| > Very gently. :-O
| > I would recommend not only to offer the documentation online (as HTML),
| > because it is very bad to read.
| > Why don't you offer it as PDF or PS file for download, in prettier facing,
| > too?
| > mfg
| > Ing. Rainer Hantsch
Ing. Rainer Hantsch
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