Warner Losh <i...@bsdimp.com> writes:
> It does serve a useful purpose, though, which is why it has endured.
> If you were to have a man page that said ‘Putc(3) returns …’ then the
> automated tools (and web links) that find Putc.3 wouldn’t be able to since
> it doesn’t exist.
Moreover - if FreeBSD were written in Pascal, it might not matter, but
in C, _exit(2) and _Exit(3) are two different functions.
(I'm sure there are other examples without a leading underscore)
(eww, starting a sentence with a non-alphabetic character would be even
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - d...@des.no
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