[TUHS] man-page style

Toby Thain toby at telegraphics.com.au
Sat Nov 17 07:24:42 AEST 2018

On 2018-11-16 3:59 PM, Jim Capp wrote:
>> GNU "info" is one of the most non-intuitive interfaces that I've ever had
>> the displeasure to use.  Or maybe that's just me...
> I would cringe anytime I had to use "info" ... I always wondered where
> it came
> from and why they didn't just stick to traditional man pages.

Hypertext navigation, ToC, indexes. Features we expect from whole books
(the manuals) and not from reference cards.

`info` and `man` solve two different problems, regardless of one's
opinion of the interface to the former (which can be learned, it's no
more arcane than `vi`).


> Jim

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