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Re: Bug#39830: [AMENDMENT]: get rid of undocumented(7) symlinks

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 12:22:58PM -0900, Britton wrote:
> I have some reservations about this.  Along with potential false hopes
> during load time, the undocumented page provides pointers to places where
> documentation may be found.  It may be irritating to people in the know,
> but since man is still the most widely known unix documentation interface,
> new users may be helped by these pointers.

I don't understand how your message can be logically construed to oppose
this proposal given that Colin Watson has offered to have the man-db
package do exactly what you're talking about when a manpage cannot be

G. Branden Robinson                |
Debian GNU/Linux                   |           If ignorance is bliss,
branden@debian.org                 |           is omniscience hell?
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |

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