> On 19 Feb 2015, at 09:16, Julian Elischer <jul...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 2/18/15 3:41 PM, Xin Li wrote:
>> The _only_ reason that I can think of is that more(1) does not clear
>> screen for certain terminals (done with 'ti' and 'te' sequences),
>> while less(1) when running as less does.
>> The less(1) behavior can be annoying to some people (sometimes even
>> myself when using less to show contents of a file and ^Z to paste
>> them), and unfortunately quite a few of them also happen to be the
>> more vocal ones when it comes to a change.
> I find that behaviour infuriating
> I page down to a place to get some text on the screen to use as  a reference, 
> then exit to run a command with that information, and *bam* the info I wanted 
> to use has gone away.

Yeah, that drives me nuts too, Debian had (has?) this and it's a no-go for me. 
Changing options for man would be nice though, so finding something near the 
end of the page won't exit the pager.
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