[nycbug-talk] From Dru's blog

Dan Langille dan at langille.org
Fri Nov 9 10:27:07 EST 2007

On 9 Nov 2007 at 9:06, George Rosamond wrote:

> While I see their point about the goal of how-to's/tutorials, I think 
> they're a bit dismissive of the man pages.

In general:
 - man pages contain the facts, and not much else.
 - man pages lack practical examples to get a novice started

They aren't dismissing man pages.  They are saying we need more than 
man pages.  So don't give us a man page.

Dan Langille - http://www.langille.org/
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