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Re: [Groff] Draft paper: "Writing Effective Manual Pages"

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] Draft paper: "Writing Effective Manual Pages"
Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 16:33:38 +0200 (CEST)

> There is no way to put all of the troff/nroff/groff requests in a
> manpage, but it would be immensely useful if it were *somewhere* in
> the /usr/man/man* tree!

It seems that you aren't using recent groff versions :-)

groff(7) contains descriptions of *all* requests, escapes, and
built-in registers.

> [...] I probably shouldn't go further on this because it's one of my
> hot-button topics of what's wrong with Corporate America and the
> bozos that occupy positions of "responsibility" therein...

Off-topic: A good friend of mine is working in the German branch of
Motorola.  He has stopped reading Dilbert cartoons because it is too
realistic for him...


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