Re: man v. info (was Re: mandb gets stuck!)
On Sun, Sep 02, 2001 at 03:13:10PM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> Personally, I'd strongly recommend that the GNU project revisit the
> issue of info pages altogether. They're not popular, they don't
> adequately replace man pages, and there is a far more successful and
> ubiquitous hypertext model (HTML) in use now. Moreover, the standard
> info navigation keybindings (and even the simplified bindings offered by
> tools such as pinfo) are neither ubiquitous, corrospondent to other SW
> tools (emacs excepted), nor self evident.
Yep. Too many formats....
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+ My debian quick-reference, http://www.aokiconsulting.com/quick/ +