On Feb 22, 2015, at 8:41 AM, RW wrote: > 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.
+1 It's funny, our less doesn't bother telling people to hit 'q' to quit, so it's poisoned on both sides unfortunately. -Alfred _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"