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Re: man pages

Jan Schaumann <jschauma@netmeister.org> writes:

> Hi all,
> Maybe this is a FAQ, but other than just a plain listing of the commands
> and their descriptions I couldn't find anything relevant:
> Is the LSB concerned in any way with the format of man-pages?  I mean,
> it sure would be nice if they, too, were standardized.  man(7) gives
> some helpful hints, but I would think that the format should be
> standardized in the LSB as well.

I don't think that man-pages should be standarized:
- we can only specify them for LSB applications and not for a complete
  system (that would be part of FHS)
- most LSB applications will not come with man pages at all

 Andreas Jaeger
  SuSE Labs aj@suse.de
   private aj@arthur.inka.de

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