Subject: kern/9708: wscons(4) uses ambiguous abbreviation
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/29/2000 22:13:08
>Number:         9708
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       wscons(4) uses ambiguous abbreviation
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people (Kernel Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Mar 29 22:12:01 2000
>Originator:     matthew green
people's front against (bozotic) www (softwar foundation)
>Release:        <NetBSD-current source date>feb20
System: NetBSD 1.4T NetBSD 1.4T (_fish_) #11: Wed Mar 29 17:08:59 EST 2000 i386


	wscons(4) has this section of text:

               ``WS_KERNEL_COLATTR'' and ``WS_KERNEL_MONOATTR'' are additional
               attribute flags used on color resp. monochrome displays, the
               arguments are defined in the same header file. Whether the at-

what does "color resp." mean?


	read wcons(4) while offline and bored waiting for a kernel to compile.
	puzzle at abbreviation.


	we should *never* use abbreviations in man pages!