[TUHS] man-page style

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Nov 19 17:05:08 AEST 2018

On Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 2:40 PM Jon Steinhart <jon at fourwinds.com> wrote:

> Emacs sort of
> violates my UNIX-sense as it does many things instead of doing one thing
> well.

I'd argue that's not a bad thing. When people tried to add macros to make
or sendmail, you wound up with crazy like imake or the crazy sendfile.m4
stuff. Of course, sendmail and one thing aren't mates, but sometimes you
need to do a few, well chosen things well to avoid the crazy that trying to
misuse something will bring to the table.

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