On 2013-04-29, Rupert Swarbrick wrote:
> That, and I spent most of the weekend playing in an opera :-/
> Since I made a bit of a mess merging in the var -> mvar change, it's
> not completely trivial to revert, but it should only take half an hour
> or so. Would you like me to do it immediately?
Well, I don't think there's any urgency about it.
> I was planning to try to work out whether we could just convince
> Texinfo to decorate its @var in the way that we want, rather than
> undefining and redefining it.
Well, how about if we write
since that redefines @var without a warning.
The documentation for @definfoenclose says, about redefining built-in
macros, "We don’t recommend this." I'm inclined to ignore the
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