nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Sun Mar 4 23:11:28 PST 2007
Le dimanche 04 mars 2007 à 16:15 -0500, Gene Heskett a écrit :
> On Sunday 04 March 2007, Daniel Stone wrote:
> >I can see you're not trying to be obnoxious, but are you honestly
> >arguing for manpages instead of DocBook as the raw format, on the
> >grounds of 'hard to remember syntax'?
> Yes Daniel. Any format that takes 3 or more command line arguments, and
> at least 2 separate incantations of disparate utilities just to do the
> equ of a 'man name' is going to be extremely counterintuitive.
> Particularly for a newbie, and I've been running linux since rh5.1 days.
The newbie doesn't look at raw docbook, he looks at the preprocessed
man/xhtml/pdf output his distro provides. IIRC a lot of GNOME's doc is
in docbook (but you never noticed)
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