From: Martin Donlon (akawaka at domain csn.ul.ie)
Date: Wed 10 May 2000 - 16:09:38 IST
On Wed, 10 May 2000, Caolan McNamara wrote:
> On 10.05.00, 15:05:05, "Frank Peelo" <fpeelo at domain eircom.net> wrote regarding
> man or info - was Re: [ILUG] Minimum services:
> > man gets mentioned a lot, but I haven't seen info at all. Why would that >
> be? Is info not as good as man, or is it not available on all systems?
> > Just curious
> > Frank
> Because info was slightly pre web and the default infopage browser info
> must rank as the most hideous to use hyperlinked program known to man.
> Fire it up there on your linux machine and bask in its warm glow. If you
> are an emacs user and use the inbuild emacs info mode then Ive heard
> mention that its quite spiffy. I have used it about twice in six years,
> each time for about 2.5 seconds.
> Its not really info the file format that is at fault, but info the
> browser that has given it the bad name.
I must say I quite like info. You kinda had to use it with DJGPP under dos
as your only source of...well...info:)
-- Bother said Pooh as Lorena Bobbit ((Need I say more?))
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