[tex-live] searching help for files w/o documentation

Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Dec 18 15:07:00 CET 2008

Werner LEMBERG wrote:

 > Well, instead of restricting to a certain extension (maybe there are
 > files without an extension...),

I would be happy to include the null extension, to allow
files such as AAAREADME to be displayed ...

 > it would make more sense IMHO to check
 > whether the contents of the file is binary or text, only adding the
 > latter to the list of choices.

Why not offer binaries ?  Documentation might be in PDF, Word, PostScript,
DVI, or who-knows-what : so long as one doesn't launch executables or
scripts, why not allow anything else ?

** Phil.

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