[TUHS] man-page style

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Sun Nov 18 04:14:53 AEST 2018

Larry McVoy <lm at mcvoy.com> wrote:

> From my quotes page:
> How good is good enough: documentation
>     Looking at Sun man pages versus Linux man pages is like looking at a Van
>     Gogh or Monet after studying the work of the high school football player
>     taking art as an "easy" elective. 
> Amy Graf, BitMover 

The man page authors / tech writers at Sun were paid to write man
pages, and learned / were taught how to do it well. The Linux stuff is
done by volunteers.  You're comparing apples and oranges.


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