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Re: Bug#1018737: /usr/bin/rst2man: rst2man: .TH 5th field

From: Douglas McIlroy
Subject: Re: Bug#1018737: /usr/bin/rst2man: rst2man: .TH 5th field
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2022 17:06:14 -0400

> A man page author at anything less than master level might wonder, when
composing and test-rendering a section 7 page, why they have to supply
text in this case but not any other

I apparently weigh in far below master level. I didn't realize there
was a default per section. But  seeing them laid out, I observe that
the word "Manual" is redundant in all of them. The word seems to have
been expunged (or never introduced) in Linux.

Incidentally, "Miscellaneous Information" says in 9 syllables what
"Miscellany" says in 4.


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