Moving w3m out of standard

Soren Hansen soren at
Mon Jun 23 14:01:18 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 08:43:28AM -0500, James Dinkel wrote:
>> Do you think we should remove groff (and with it, man-db), too? I'm
>> not trying to be difficult.. This is an actual question.
> No, but I use man all the time.

I forgot to address this bit in my last e-mail..

See, you happen to need to access documentation that's stored in man
page format. Others are in a situation where the packages they use store
their documentation in html format. Without an html interpreter they're
screwed. In this context, groff and w3m are exactly the same, so if we
remove one, why not the other?

Soren Hansen               | 
Virtualisation specialist  | Ubuntu Server Team
Canonical Ltd.             |
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