Subject: Re: author of ping
To: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/29/2001 22:40:27
On Sun, 29 Apr 2001, John Hawkinson wrote:
> Personally, I think this proposal is unnecessarily morbid.  Reminding
> users of death each time they read the documentation doesn't seem
> good.

While I don't care about the "morbid" bit, I think this is right - this is
a manpage, not author biography. (With all due respect to each author, of
course - dead or alive!)

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>