Please review for Man-DB changes

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 09:05:25 PDT 2008


I wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>>
>>> So, please choose another word below.
>>>
>>>> When man encounters an unexpected encoding, it will display the 
>>>> contents as configured, resulting in completely illegible text.
>>
>> How about 'unreadable'.
> 
> Yes, it is better. But it can be misinterpreted, see 
> http://linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/lfs-dev/2008-October/062091.html

Oops. The context here does exclude this misinterpretation. So let's go 
with "unreadable", as in "Man will _display_ ... unreadable sequence of 
characters", but not as in "unreadable manual page.

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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