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Re: What's left to do? [LONG]

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Russ Allbery
March 22, 2000 13:36
Re: What's left to do? [LONG]
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Tom Christiansen <> writes:

>> (doing man less gives you the Perl module instead of
>> the program, for example).

> I find it remarkable how long something that isn't even *real* has stood
> in the way of this. :-(

Actually, I believe that some vendor man programs really do have that
broken of a search algorithm.  The state of the on-line manual in a lot of
operating systems is appalling, and don't get me started on Unix vendors
that prefer to distribute their documentation inside some custom windowing
doc-browser application.

Russ Allbery (             <>

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