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    SubjectRe: info format (was Re: Linux 2.2.11pre4)
    On 4 Aug 1999, Andreas Schwab wrote:

    > (Bob_Tracy) writes:
    > |> For those commands where a quick summary isn't enough, additional
    > |> documentation in whatever format the author feels comfortable generating
    > |> is reasonable and appropriate, but I STILL WANT THE #$%@! man PAGE, and
    > |> it should be kept up to date.

    Linux is not a bench-warmers OS in general.
    If you see a need, offer to help.
    A general wine-n-cheese party will go noway fast.

    How the flip do you think most people got into Linux?

    See below for softer answer, have a good day.

    > If you look at the pretest versions of the textutils, sh-utils, texinfo,
    > etc. packages you'll see that work is being done to improve the
    > documentation. Remember that all those things are done *voluntarily*, and
    > if nobody wants to do it, then it won't be done, period.

    Andre Hedrick
    The Linux IDE guy

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