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Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libpthread
On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 09:21:18AM +0200, Marc Balmer wrote:
> Is the SEE ALSO section meant to refer to external sources? I always
> thought it was only to reference other manpages.
I don't know if there has ever been a strict rule about this; even some of
the really old manual pages refer to external sources.
As manual pages are kind of bulletins or snapshots, I believe references to
good books or other useful material may be useful to someone. These also
signal a message that we don't try to document it all here; "if you are
interested, there is better and more detailed documentation elsewhere".
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