One of those monumental days ........

Ian Zimmerman nobrowser-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at
Wed Nov 9 01:49:59 UTC 2005

Walter>   For some commands, man pages would be a *MAJOR* improvement.

Debian (and hence Ubuntu) considers it a bug when a program has no
manpage, so package maintainers generally write one if upstream
neglects to.  This may be a pleasant surprise if you use another
distribution.  Or maybe not.

Anyway, info manuals were not supposed to replace manpages, they
serve a different purpose.  That the GNU project decided the purpose
served by manpages wasn't a valid one is another story.

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