schilling at fokus.gmd.de
Sat Jan 12 05:32:08 PST 2002
>From: Christoph Hellwig <hch at caldera.de>
>On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 07:48:57PM -0600, Julie wrote:
>> > On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 01:25:32PM +0100, Joerg Schilling wrote:
>> > > Is there any reason why the man page does not use standard "man" troff
>> > > macros?
>> > They use standard mdoc macros.
>> Which aren't standard "man" macros.
>They are (since 4.4BSD).
They are a proprietary 4.4BSD format.
As your program is completely nonportable it makes no difference....
but if you are going to write a portable program it is a really bad
idea to use them as are not present on a typical UNIX system.
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