jockgrrl at austin.rr.com
Sat Jan 12 05:40:28 PST 2002
Joerg Schilling wrote:
> >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.
It would also be nice if they used the format of the operating
system currently under discussion.
Hint: It isn't 4.4BSD.
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