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Re: coreutils FAQ link in manpages and/or --help output

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: coreutils FAQ link in manpages and/or --help output
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:55:23 +0000
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On 02/25/2013 11:23 PM, Assaf Gordon wrote:
> Philipp Thomas wrote, On 02/25/2013 01:18 PM:
>> Am 25.02.13 19:07, schrieb Pádraig Brady:
>>> $ truncate --help | tail -n4
>>> GNU coreutils online help: <>
>>> For complete documentation, run: info coreutils 'truncate invocation'
>>> Then the "online help section" can verbosely list,
>>> bug email, faq, online manual, ... without restrictions to screen width etc.
>> +1 from me
> I also like this idea very much.
> But I'd go a step further, and ask to make the Coreutils webpage more 
> approachable.
> The current page ( ) is no-doubt 
> exhaustive 
> and accurate - but I find it a bit un-inviting:

Me too.
It's on my infinite list of things to do,
but I'll prioritize fixing that up now.


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