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Re: https://www.debian.org/ CONCEALS existence of https://manpages.debian.org/

On 04/29/2019 04:13 PM, Boyuan Yang wrote:
Hi Richard,

I took a look at https://www.debian.org/doc/index.en.html and it seems that
the link towards manpages.debian.org is present under "Other, shorter
documents" -> "manual pages".
VCS history shows that it was added back in 06/2017.

<chuckle or groan? ;>
You just proved my point.
It is so well concealed that it should be considered MIA.
P.S. That is how I ferreted it out

Considering the number of time RTFM {or similar} appears in responses I believe manpages should have first row seat. Besides, as there has been discussion here about ongoing work to improve the website, I thought it was something that should be addressed.

If you are viewing www.debian.org/doc/ in another language without the link
to manpages.debian.org, please let us know and we can fix it together with the
corresponding translation team.

Boyuan Yang

Richard Owlett <rowlett@cloud85.net> 于2019年4月28日周日 上午4:38写道:

I was just working with a clean install of Debian.
Important implication -- my browser had no access to my extensive set of

I needed to refresh my memory on the syntax of a specific command.
I went to https://www.debian.org/ .
Reference to man-pages *MIA*

There should be a sub-heading under "Documentation".
I did not recall the URL as I routinely access it via a bookmark.
Not having to remember URLs is after all the *purpose* of bookmarks.

Thank you.

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