[TUHS] man-page style

Anthony Martin ality at pbrane.org
Fri Nov 16 15:24:30 AEST 2018

Doug McIlroy <doug at cs.dartmouth.edu> once said:
> For nagging reasons of verbal continuity, the options displays
> were prefaced by *needless words* like, "The following options
> are recognized". A simple OPTIONS heading would be better.

There's a good one in ls(1) from v8: "There are an unbelievable
number of options".


More information about the TUHS mailing list