[TUHS] man-page style
chet.ramey at case.edu
Mon Nov 19 12:58:36 AEST 2018
On 11/16/18 4:13 PM, Jon Steinhart wrote:
> Well, not wanting to start a flame war here, but I don't use emacs. While
> it's a good piece of software, I just want a text editor. Emacs sort of
> violates my UNIX-sense as it does many things instead of doing one thing
That's fine. Everyone gets to use whatever they want.
> But really the issue is that info introduced a new interface on a system
> that already had one that people were accustomed to.
Improvement is in the eye of the beholder. RMS and other folks consider
info, with its hyperlinks, indexes, and tree-based navigation the superior
alternative. Not just different, but better.
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU chet at case.edu http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/
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