Subject: Re: NetPBM man pages are arrogant, infuriating, nonfunctional.
To: Miles Nordin <carton@Ivy.NET>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/26/2004 01:32:20
On Sun, 25 Jul 2004, Miles Nordin wrote:
>  (2) the snooty defensive placeholder man pages should not ship with
>      NetBSD at all.  It's not TRT.  I believe that incomplete,
>      unmaintained man pages are the best answer for now, but other
>      defensible resolutions are possible.

FWIW, I've been annoyed at the non-information contained in the NetPBM
manpages[*] - maybe talk to the NetPBM folks to move the data back from
their webpages into where it belongs?

[*] Also on non-NetBSD/non-pkgsrc systems

 - Hubert

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