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Re: specifications

On Sat, May 13, 2000 at 01:32:29PM +0000, Feloy wrote:
> Greg O'Keefe wrote:
> > 
> > I have a book called "The Unix System" by S. Bourne, 1984ish, which is the
> > best computer book I own. In it, it mentions a command, similar to man,
> > called learn. This offered tutorial material on each command, rather than
> > the reference type material that man gives you. I think it also kept track
> > of your progress through the units. This seemed like a brilliant idea to me,
> > and I was a little sad to find that it wasn't implemented in my (Red Hat)
> > linux system.
> > 
> > Anyone know about this command from the prehistoric days of Unix?
> > Could reimplementing it be a worthwhile LDP project? I think so.
> > 
> Try info. I think this system was created for this purpose.

info sucks. Learn seems to have been a "computer aided instruction" package,
not just a second rate hypertext reference.

Greg O'Keefe

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