[svlug] -who option

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Tue Mar 5 09:40:50 PST 2019


Oh, and Julia Evans (@b0rk on twitter) does excellent illustrated guides:

https://wizardzines.com/

For example, https://jvns.ca/perf-zine.pdf

Rob

On 3/5/19 11:37 AM, Rob Landley wrote:
> Linux manual pages (all):
> http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/
> 
> Posix command line utilities:
> http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/idx/utilities.html
> 
> Linux Standard Base command behavior:
> http://refspecs.linuxfoundation.org/LSB_4.1.0/LSB-Core-generic/LSB-Core-generic/cmdbehav.html
> 
> Rob
> 
> 
> 
> 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. 
>>
>> Yudhvir
>>
>> 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"?
>>
>>     https://twitter.com/pleia2/status/1102084434201763840
>>
>>     Rob
>>
>>
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