[TUHS] man-page style

Lars Brinkhoff lars at nocrew.org
Sun Nov 18 15:01:05 AEST 2018

Donald ODona wrote:
> its based on TekInfo, whereas 'Tek' allegedly refers to the
> anachronistic Tape Editor and Corrector, developed by a student (Dan
> Murphy) in 1964 on a PDP-1 without a operation system. According to
> the myth TekInfo was build on top of the Tape Editor, and finally made
> it on *NIX.

Murphy's editor is called TECO:

I never heard of TekInfo, or a connection between TECO and INFO.  Where
does this myth come from?

I'm not sure exactly how INFO in ITS evolved.  Maybe it was a separate
program at first, but the latest version is an application written on
top of EMACS.

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