documentation and the unix way, Re: [oclug] documentation rant
dyork at e-smith.com
Fri Apr 27 09:34:28 EDT 2001
> > 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.
Oh, I think quite a number of us are with you and Sandy. I have NOT been
pleased with info and found it to be a major barrier to learning about some commands.
It has been good to see the resurgence in recent years of interest in making
sure there are man pages for all commands.
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