[TUHS] earliest Unix roff

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at sdaoden.eu
Tue Sep 17 05:13:44 AEST 2019

Richard Salz wrote in <CAFH29tpP6joyHDAQTKj41bwAscqa0HO8g7EKwxXv3Vbscqc5\
8A at mail.gmail.com>:
 |Is it any surprise that the early GNU effort was really trying to recreate \
 |ITS?  Can you really blame them?  I'm grateful that they made `info` \
 |be a standalone program.  Putting the concept of "cursor 
 |position" into the existing pagers (more/less/etc) and doing jump/xref/b\
 |ack would be more than a stretch, IMO.

So that is actually not true, really.

|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

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