[TUHS] Another "craft" discussion topic - mindless tool proliferation

Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com
Fri Sep 22 10:50:53 AEST 2017


On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:39:25PM -0700, Lyndon Nerenberg wrote:
> 
> > On Sep 21, 2017, at 5:38 PM, Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:
> > 
> > And removing roff from BSD is gonna make me mad.  I'm about to start
> > doing some work on BSD so maybe I'll make some noise.  Or did the *roff
> > tools stick around?
> 
> Apparently they are all rewriting nroff into something called mandoc.

Oh, brother.  Like the BSD Makefile crap.  "Better" but nobody else uses it.
Somebody needs a clue stick.  Might be them, might be me, but it's needed.



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