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Re: Poor State of the Man Pages

From:
Alan Burlison
Date:
November 27, 2003 11:46
Subject:
Re: Poor State of the Man Pages
Message ID:
3FC65472.4050308@sun.com
Shlomi Fish wrote:

> Actually, let's assume for the moment that my friend can learn the
> _basics_ of Perl from "Perl for Perl Newbies" or from "Beginning Perl"
> which are both available online. In any case, he also needs a good
> reference to consult with to cover the _whole_ of Perl.
> 
> "Programming Perl" is such a good reference. However, it is not available
> online for him to make use of. I can lend him my copy, but so far he
> wanted to have a copy all of his own. And he found the man pages very hard
> to understand.

http://safari.oreilly.com/

-- 
Alan Burlison
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