cvs commit: src/share/man/man4 ath.4

Bruce A. Mah bmah at freebsd.org
Fri May 12 17:44:38 UTC 2006


If memory serves me right, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2006-05-12 09:20, "Bruce A. Mah" <bmah at freebsd.org> wrote:

[snip]

>>    A list of cards that are supported can be found at
>>    http://customerproducts.atheros.com/customerproducts. The ath(4)
>>    driver supports all Atheros Cardbus or PCI cards, except those
>>    that are based on the AR5005VL chipset.
>>
>> It's not clear to me whether it'd be better to reword the above
>> sentences in the manpage to make them more suitable for "dual
>> use", or if it'd be better to hard-code some appropriate text
>> into the hardware notes.  (In any case, please keep the Web
>> pointer in the hardware notes if possible.)
> 
> Hmmm, I forgot about the special meaning of the "HARDWARE"
> section.  What is a good way to write something that _can_
> have a dual use?

What about interchanging the two remaining sentences in the HARDWARE
section?  If you do that, then we'll have the driver name at the start
of the paragraph, which is what's necessary to have it make some sense
in the hardware notes.

Thanks!

Bruce.

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