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Re: Removing the manpage requirement for GUI programs?

On 2010-03-04 17:12:15 +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 04:32:45PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > Because, of course, the user is too stupid to click the “Help” menu
> > inside the application.
> Because the users have not yet decided if they want to start the application
> and they look to the manpage for guidance.

Yes, and for various reasons, it may happen that the application
doesn't start (e.g. due to incorrect environment), and the user
cannot look at the help from the menu to see what's wrong.

Vincent Lefèvre <vincent@vinc17.net> - Web: <http://www.vinc17.net/>
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