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Re: man pages

>From: Jan Schaumann <jschauma@netmeister.org>

>> 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

>Any program *should* come with a man-page, IMHO.  I feel strongly that
>this ought to be part of the LSB.  How often have you had to search for
>documentation because the man-page was not available or unreadable or
>badly written?

100% agreed!

A man page is the default dodumentation. Any other documentation is optional.
Any program must have a man page that will describe all functions and all

Programs that don't have one or where it is incomplete should not be a part
of the base distribution. 


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