On Mon, 20 Dec 1999, Jim Kingdon wrote:
]As people who were in New York will recall, we (very) briefly
]discussed the subject of /usr/share/man on Friday. I asked Cristian
]about this today; he said that he had no desire to switch from
]/usr/man to /usr/share/man (if I understood him correctly the
]rationale was that Unix has used /usr/man since time immemorial and
]although there is a certain logic to /usr/share/man there isn't a
]compelling reason to switch).
I more often see /usr/man as a symbolic link to /usr/share/man
for backward compatability. I've also noticed more and more
applications using /usr/share for common files. Personally,
I would vote for /usr/share/man, but I don't think it matters
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