[svlug] rant about man pages
bmullins at pacbell.net
Fri Aug 25 12:24:02 PDT 2000
On Fri, 25 Aug 2000, Erik Steffl wrote:
> Rich Bodo wrote:
> > But just phasing out concise documentation altogether? That sucks.
> > Who's the rocket scientist that made that move?
> must have been a comittee:-)
> seriously, I have never heard any reasoning about why are manpages
> deprecated in gnu world. or is the info considered a good enough
It may not be any more complicated than "because RMS prefers info".
Hmm...info or manpages? emacs or vi?
(manpages and vi)
San Mateo, Calif.
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