Subject: Just for curiosity's sake...
To: None <>
From: Lucio De Re <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/20/2000 17:04:56
A funny coincidence would have debating the merits
of HTML for man pages while the Plan 9 mailing list is discussing the
difficulties involved in developing a light-weight web browser.

And then along comes David Korn :-)

Gleaned from the uwin-announce mailing list.  The software (it's worth
more than a passing glance) is at


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Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 10:31:45 -0400 (EDT)
From: David Korn <>
Subject: UWIN 2.2 now available for download 

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More of the commands in 2.2 now support long options with leading --
and have self generating help messages which can be generated by running
	command --help
	command --man
In addition, man -b will run command --html, and display the resulting
html file in your browser.  Most of the man pages are also
accessible from the UWIN home page by clocking on 'Utilties that
come with UWIN'.

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