Please review for Man-DB changes

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 09:13:49 PDT 2008


Alexander E. Patrakov 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
> 
> If nothing better is suggested, we'll go with "unreadable".

Then let's go with that.  It doesn't make sense to spend a lot of time looking 
for the perfect word when we need to get on with other things.

   -- Bruce



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