[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Help

From: Richard Dawe
Subject: Re: Help
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 19:43:22 +0100


Kilian Murphy wrote:
> Why do Linux people refuse to provide simple examples in their man and
> help pages? I've been using Linux for a year and a half, and do not regard
> myself as completely stupid, but every time I consult Linux help or man
> files for some quick assistance on commands I find myself confronted with
> minimal and confusing information. This, more often that not, wastes a
> great deal of my time, most of which would be saved if Linux manual
> writers provided simple examples for us simple people who are generally
> just attempting simple things.

It might help if you say which textutils program(s) you need help for, rather
than just ranting generally. You may also want to suggest some simple tasks
that you wish to achieve with the aforementioned program(s).


Richard Dawe [ http://www.phekda.freeserve.co.uk/richdawe/ ]

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]