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man pages & info prefer HTML format

From: Dennis German
Subject: man pages & info prefer HTML format
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2023 08:37:43 -0400
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After the  years and fine tuning of basic HTML, why aren't the man pages standardized to HTML format?

Perhaps some users don't frequently enough reference man pages as they should and fewer use info , but (nearly) everyone uses a browser.

And I don't mean programmatically simply wrapping the man page in HTML.

The ability to

     1) wrap text ( not truncate a line with a hyphen and place the
   last 4 or 5 characters on the next line) and let the user decide the
   width of the window

     2) embed links (rather than "see also")

     3) use basic fonts to render variables, command name, keywords, 
   description and clarify optional and alternatives (rather than the
   noisy apostrophes, *<* and*>* which also take of space)

     4) show the user much more information the first and every page
   (rather than needing multiple lines for the simplest keyword

HTML is superior than the current format and easily customizable in width, font size and colors by the reader.

Thank you for your consideration,

Dennis German

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