[svlug] -who option
rob at landley.net
Tue Mar 5 09:37:58 PST 2019
Linux manual pages (all):
Posix command line utilities:
Linux Standard Base command behavior:
On 3/5/19 12:01 AM, Mehma Sarja wrote:
> Thanks all for your inputs. The closest thing I have in mind is on Wikipedia. I
> get the relevance of books, podcasts and articles on the web. The thought behind
> it was when I was learning Linux I thought to myself, "these commands are so
> random and numerous, they must have some history behind them. That would make it
> easier to remember." But now we can look it up on the web easily.
> On Sun, Mar 3, 2019 at 10:31 AM Rob Landley <rob at landley.net
> <mailto:rob at landley.net>> wrote:
> On 3/3/19 12:12 PM, Mehma Sarja wrote:
> > Michael it seems to me that an attempt at bringing together all possible
> > sources of "documentation" creates a heavy on-going burden on the mule. I
> > want a personal insight/s into the development of the utility. I am not
> > trying to capture documentation, instead an experience. For example,
> why was
> > it named such, who or what prompted you to write or improve it, were you
> > trying to scratch an itch or did something inspire you, were you in some
> > dire situation which forced your solution, did you have an epiphany,
> why did
> > you collaborate, did you learn a language to accomplish the task or you
> > wanted a project after mastering a language, did you have a mentor or
> > tormentor that made you do it, did your family or someone inspire you.
> > As you can see, this has very little to do with documentation as we think
> about it.
> Have you tried the Software Heritage Project's "universal code archive"?
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