Norm wrote: > But I wonder how much additional clarification is wise. Perhaps nmh > documentation is reaching, or has reached, the law of diminishing returns. The > more man pages that are added and the longer man pages become, the harder it > will be to find something, and the less likely it would be that users will > read the documentation. So each for each clarification, you have to balance > how much it will help, against how much it will hurt.
Good point. I was thinking of adding just one sentence to the post(8) man page, referring to the postproc entry in the mh-format(5) man page, because that seems like a reasonable place. > I'm reminded of the original UNIX man pages, going to back version six (circa > 1970) and seven. They were brutally terse, yet helpful. As if the nmh man pages aren't terse? :-) David _______________________________________________ Nmh-workers mailing list Nmhfirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/nmh-workers