On Tuesday 19 August 2008 22:12:47 Greg Sabino Mullane wrote: > moving the documentation further away from it is the wrong idea, > especially if it means firing up a web browser to do so.
I can see that argument, but I think we can quite simply solve it if we provide a plain-text version of the configuration chapter of the documentation. You can easily grep that in a second window and don't have to be in-your-face to users who just want to edit the settings.
> Text space is cheap,
I'd offer the alternative theory that anything that is longer than one screen is overwhelming and unwieldy.