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Date: Thu, 24 Mar 94 17:10:42 -0500
From: dj AT ctron DOT com (DJ Delorie)
To: davis AT amy DOT tch DOT harvard DOT edu ()
Cc: eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il, djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Re: Line terms; UNIX v. DOS; opinions wanted (was: Info port...)

> I sent patches to RMS that fixes this.  In addition, the patches included an
> msdos command line switch that generated info files that are more suitable
> under MSDOS.  That is, split files were much smaller (25K / file) and the

Why is this an advantage?  I usually use --no-split to make them
*bigger*.  I'd rather not have that many files in one directory.

> file name extension went like `.1in, .2in, ....' instead of `.info-1,
> .info-2, etc.....'

I use .i1 .i2 .i3, and djtarx automatically does this conversion,
although it's not that important as long as the .info file matches it.


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