Re: man pages
Bernhard Rosenkraenzer <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Jul 2001, Jan Schaumann wrote:
> > Granted, there is no mention of man-pages or other forms of
> > documentation in this definition, yet I believe that to "enable a
> > uniform industry standard environment", one needs documentation for each
> > tool/application.
> Right... A man page requirement (if any) should be limited to command line
> tools though - can anyone seriously picture a newbie typing "man kdesktop"
> or "man gnome-session"?
Man pages are not only for newbies. I for example never used either of
these two commands and just looked them up just to see what they're
gnome-session has a man-page, kdesktop does not. At least now I know
what gnome-session does and how it works - even though I won't use it :)