cvs commit: src/usr.bin/fetch fetch.1

Dag-ErlingSmørgrav des at
Sat Jan 24 15:06:55 PST 2004

Diomidis Spinellis <dds at> writes:
> Let us not forget that the Unix manual pages provide reference
> material; they are not a user guide.  They historically have been
> terse, to the point, and honest in admitting shortcomings (bugs).
> While a user might find it helpful to read the environment variable
> documentation in fetch(1), the correct thing to do in reference
> material is to document the variables where they are implemented,
> namely fetch(3), and provide a cross reference.

Yes.  I'd like to see Wes's commit backed out, please.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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