[clug] Man pages.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 00:30:48 UTC 2015

On 27 July 2015 at 08:48, Bob Edwards <Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au> wrote:
> On 24/07/15 19:37, Bryan Kilgallin wrote:
>> Andrew wrote:
>>> These toolkits are now all developed on github and it begs
>>> the question if I should use something else to write the documentation
>>> (markdown?) and then create the man page from it via some tool.
>> Please test text for readability, using software such as the following
>> site.
>> http://www.online-utility.org/english/readability_test_and_improve.jsp
> I tested that paragraph at that website and it says it should be
> comprehensible ("understood") by someone with between 7.75 and 9.71
> years of formal education (depending upon which "index" you subscribe
> to). So, someone with a (basic) Yr 10 certificate.
> What level of education do _you_ think posts to this list should be
> striving for?
> I really can't see anyone methodically (sorry...) testing each post
> to this (or any other) list for readability at such a site before
> hitting the "Send" button...

I thought Bryan was referring to the text of the man pages, rather
than posts to this list.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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