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Re: [Groff] The future redux

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Groff] The future redux
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:07:53 +0000

Hi Tadziu,

> > > Man pages are not tutorials or complete manuals
> > 
> > Yes they are, or should be.  They used to be.
> Fairly complete manuals, yes;  tutorials, I don't think they ever
> were.

Yes, I was referring only to the "complete manuals" bit.  Thanks for
pointing out my ambiguity.  It was the accompanying papers that used to
introduce programs in a more tutorial fashion, e.g. 7th Ed.'s

Cheers, Ralph.

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