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Re: man page history cleanup

From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 09:50:04 -0800 (PST)

:On Mon, 16 Feb 2004 10:39:41 -0600, Aaron Malone wrote:
:> Presumably the result of a wholesale s/FreeBSD/DragonFly/g in the man
:> pages.  I'm going to work through the man tree and fix these;
:Reconsidering, now that I've actually looked into it a bit (stupid me)
:-- the issue is that we've redefined the .Fx macro in groff to say
:DragonFly instead of FreeBSD.  I see three (well, four) options here:
:1) Revert the .Fx macro to FreeBSD, add a new macro for DragonFly
:(.Dx?), and update the instances that should be DragonFly.
:2) Add a new macro for FreeBSD and use that for historical references.
:3) Hardcode the historical references as 'FreeBSD' rather than using a
:4) (bad option) Leave them alone.
:I'm new at groff, so I don't consider myself qualified to make the call
:here.  Anyone?
:Aaron Malone

    It's probably a good idea to keep .Fx to mean FreeBSD and to introduce
    a new macro to mean DragonFly.  .Dx is fine (if it isn't already used
    for something).

					Matthew Dillon 

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