vi manpage (another stab)

Matthias Benkmann matthias at
Sat Jan 25 12:11:46 PST 2003

On Sat, 25 Jan 2003 12:15:45 -0600 Tushar Teredesai
<tushar at> wrote:

> gawk: awk
> vim: vi

those 2 should probably be made

> bison: yacc

debatable. Does anyone really care about yacc? Is there another yacc in
the Linux world but bison?

> groff: zsoelim, geqn, gtbl

These are definitely too obscure.

> flex: lex

See bison

> bzip2: bunzip2, bzcat.

Manpages for these should definitely be present. We do have zcat and
gunzip after all, don't we?

> gzip: compress, uncompress

I'd rather remove /bin/{un,}compress than add manpages for those. Compress
is completely obsolete. On the other hand someone might want to check out
"man compress" exactly because he's never heard of it. 


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