Subject: Re: bin/7249
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Mirian Crzig Lennox <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/17/2000 21:16:53
In article <Pine.BSI.4.05L.10007171407120.20975-100000@NameServer.Culver.Net>,
Mike Cheponis <mac@Wireless.Com> wrote:
>> Note that I'm not against the idea of offering an HTML capability.
>> But this should be an extension - not a replacement! - to the current
>> documentation that has served us so well for so long. If man pages
>> were good enough for Ken & Dennis, they should be good enough for you
>> and me.
>If it was good enough for Ken and Dennis 30 years ago, is it -still- good
>enough for Ken and Dennis -today- ?
I realize you probably meant this as a rhetorical question, but in fact,
the straight answer to that is "yes": the bulk of Plan 9's documentation
is indeed in the form of man pages.