Re: man or info?
On 20 Jun 2002, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 10:02:43AM -0500, W. Paul Mills wrote:
> > email@example.com (Colin Watson) writes:
> > > Man pages are things that both authors and readers can pick up quickly.
> > > I'm in the habit of using info for a very few GNU packages (make,
> > > autoconf, and the libc being prime examples), but given the choice I
> > > still prefer a quick 'man foo'.
> > Seems like I never can find what I want in info.
> The key for me is to use Ctrl-S for a full-text search.
> > Man pages are much easier. Then again a friendlier info browser might
> > help.
> Yeah. I get the impression it's easier for people who use emacs, but I
> have religious objections to that. :)
> Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]
pinfo makes browsing the info files relatively painless
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