28 Mar 2006 firefly   » (Journeyer)

Madness[1]

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man perltoc | wc
Reformatting perltoc(1), please wait...
  12228   37991  385536

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man gcc | wc Reformatting gcc(1), please wait... 10475 60878 494066

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man perlfunc | wc Reformatting perlfunc(1), please wait... 6655 42081 345448

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man mplayer | wc Reformatting mplayer(1), please wait... 6498 32376 297288

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man smb.conf | wc Reformatting smb.conf(5), please wait... 6252 39674 290421

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man ex | wc Reformatting ex(1posix), please wait... 5098 33570 235212

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man bash | wc Reformatting bash(1), please wait... 4818 36418 275736

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man perldiag | wc Reformatting perldiag(1), please wait... 4041 27130 192905

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man lsof | wc Reformatting lsof(8), please wait... 2531 17406 132807

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man 5 terminfo | wc Reformatting terminfo(5), please wait... 2090 13421 129703 firefly@charybdis:~ $

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man gpg | wc Reformatting gpg(1), please wait... 2035 11708 102345

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man sh | wc Reformatting sh(1posix), please wait... 1172 8335 60875

firefly@charybdis:~ $ man cat | wc Reformatting cat(1), please wait... 74 218 1838

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[1] Rob Pike and Brian W. Kernighan, "Program Design in the UNIX Environment"
(Derived from the talk by Rob Pike, ``Cat -v considered harmful''), Bell Labs Tech. J., 1984.

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