Bug#2002: Missing manpages
> I still don't see what's wrong with the FreeBSD manpages. They were written
> specifically for the GNU programs we're using, and they have been useful to me
> on a number of occasions.
If their copyright is acceptable, why not put them in the package? FSF
(really Richard Stallman) is attempting to discourage the use of man
pages and replace them with info pages. Info pages have the disadvantage
of requiring a navigation mechanism to do anything with them and being
much too verbose for their own good or anyone else's. I'd like to encourage
the use of man pages.
Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com> Pixar Animation Studios