documentation and the unix way, Re: [oclug] documentation rant
Michael P. Soulier
msoulier at storm.ca
Thu Apr 26 20:24:35 EDT 2001
On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 12:12:19PM -0400, Sandy Harris wrote:
> Perhaps, but man pages have always been part of the "Unix way(TM)".
> Arguably, the worst mistake the Open Source movement has made was
> FSF deprecating man pages in favour of info.
Thank God I'm not the only one who thinks this! Thank you Sandy. I
personally think manpages rock. I love Perl's POD format, coupled with
pod2man. Very handy.
Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at storm.ca>
"With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. However, this is not necessarily a
good idea. It is hard to be sure where they are going to land, and it could be
dangerous sitting under them as they fly overhead." -- RFC 1925
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