On Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:18:24 +1030
Shane Ambler wrote:

> On 20/02/2015 01:22, RW wrote:  
> > On Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:16:59 -0600
> > Mike Karels wrote:
> >
> >  
> >> Trivia: the version of more on BSD systems actually is derived from
> >> less, not the original version of more.  
> >
> > Actually, more is less
> >
> > $ md5 -r  `which less ` `which more `
> > 50404f1beaa4e1261407190a88494b59 /usr/bin/less
> > 50404f1beaa4e1261407190a88494b59 /usr/bin/more  
> Yes more has been less for some time, trouble is it is programmed to
> behave differently based on the name used to call it so they aren't
> the same.  

I'm aware of that.

> Like everything, if you don't like the way it works you find a setting
> to make it work the way you want. Whether you ask on a mailing list or
> google it you will find a way to configure it your way.
> As long as it works, the default is of little concern to most.  

Whatever the choice of default pager, I think the defaults should be
set-up so man doesn't exit at the bottom of a page. The fact that it's
easy to change make it all the more obtuse have a default that's awkward
for new users who want to read the documentation.
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