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Closed 10 years ago

#3147 closed enhancement (fixed)

JOSM should have a UNIX Man page

Reported by: Ian Darwin <ian@…> Owned by: team
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: Core Version:
Keywords: patch Cc:

Description

Although JOSM is a graphical application, there should almost always be a man page as part of installing a program on *NIX. Attached is a starting point for this.

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josm.1 (809 bytes) - added by Ian Darwin <ian@…> 10 years ago.

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Changed 10 years ago by Ian Darwin <ian@…>

Attachment: josm.1 added

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by avarab@…

Keywords: patch added

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by stoecker

Priority: majorminor

Actually I don't really se a sense in having a UNIX ma-page for a GUI oriented cross-plattform utility.

Man-pages are usually for shell tools and not for GUI-tools.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Ian Darwin <ian@…>

Coming from a place where documentation matters, I assert the contrary view that every user-callable major program should have a man page. Why is it so hard? I gave you the page, all you have to do is commit it :-)

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by plaicy

I also use unix man pages for gui applications. But where should the man page be added? I do not know any mechanism to extract man pages of jar files automatic. So the man page could be added outside "core", maybe in "editors/josm/debian".

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by Ian Darwin <ian@…>

I agree with plaicy except, since it's not debian-specific, a directory like "josm/extras" or
"josm/doc" or something.

Thanks

comment:6 Changed 10 years ago by Gubaer

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [2049]) applied #3147: JOSM man page provided by Ian Darwin

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