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    SubjectRe: Documentation files in html format?
    Stephen Hemminger wrote:
    > Advantages of html:
    > * basic formatting like lists, italics, etc

    Plaintext has lists too. See for example
    <20070809113122.3aa508e4@oldman.hamilton.local>. ;-)

    It's also possible to approximate bold face, italics, and underlines in
    plaintext.

    > * easier to integrate into other places and retain formatting

    Out-of-tree places?

    > * ability to link documents and to external sources easier

    In which way are URIs and other references in HTML easier than in plaintext?

    > Downsides:
    > * can become too formatted and unclear
    > * accessibility and translation issues?
    > * even more style issues

    Indeed.
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    Stefan Richter
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