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Re: Can't find the DNS Servers




On Tuesday 26 September 2017 11:30:48 Michael Stone wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 11:21:35AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >I'll give you the ip man page as another perfect example. I've never
> >read a more obtuse manpage in my life. I get the impression the
> > manpage writer is charged 10 dollars a word for emmiting anything
> > over 100 words.
> >
> >The whole man pages tree on the install I am currently doing is 13
> >megabytes.  The sd card its on is 32 gigabytes, so we'll have at
> > least 10 gigabytes we could use for man pages without impacting its
> > ability to store and use a 300 kilobyte package, if they were just
> > written to teach us what to do.
>
> If you aren't volunteering to write the man pages, could you at least
> tone down the rhetoric and find a way to express your concerns without
> the name calling and insulting characterizations?
>
> Mike Stone

I am not calling out a specific authors name, but as Johnny Carson once 
said in paraphrasing words if the foo shits, wear it.

Looking at the overall picture vis-a-vis man pages, I call 'em like I 
see 'em. Remaining life to enjoy a well written manpage or pinfo output, 
for me is too short to do otherwise. I've had my 4 score + a few years 
already.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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