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RE: "RTFM'ing": readily accessible user documentation?

Leaving aside whether this is the right forum
to bring up this issue, I'll vote for Soren's

OK, I learned a few valuable lessons in the
couple of days last month it took me to
clue into install-info ("dir is a file?"), and
maybe this is more of a "pons asinorum" than
an "Instructions for opening are on the inside"

That being said, I really would have appreciated
a hint about where the documentation lives and
how to get at it.

Thanks, John

-----Original Message-----
From: Soren Andersen []
Sent: Wednesday, 16 January 2002 4:17 p.m.
Subject: "RTFM'ing": readily accessible user documentation?


When I try to use `info blah' on my Cygwin system I get the error
info: dir: No such file or directory
Couldn't this script [to run install-info], or something like it, be made a
part of Cygwin and 
run each time a setup installation procedure is completed? Couldn't the 
user AT LEAST be prompted to choose whether to run it, or advised that he 

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