On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 06:50:22PM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
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> In message <20170912184200.gd99...@gmail.com>, Gordon Tetlow writes:
> >With modern hardware, it doesn't seem to be necessary to have pre-formatted
> >man pages as rendering them is short enough to not be noticeable.
> That was actually not why catman was brought into the world:  ATT/USL
> thought text-processing was The Goods so they unbundled it base SVR
> and invented catman to make up for the missing nroff.

Okay, that seems reasonable. I don't think it changes the desire to
remove it (unless I'm missing something).

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