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RE: "RTFM'ing": readily accessible user documentation?
- From: "McLeod, John" <mcleod at drea dot dnd dot ca>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 08:55:42 -0400
- Subject: 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.
From: Soren Andersen [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
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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