- less(1) should explain what it does before it talks about more(1)
- reference the COMMANDS section directly when mentioning commands
- add HISTORY to less.1
- credit Garret D'Amore in AUTHORS since he is also attributed in the
source code as a copyright holder
- it is false that more(1) can be invoked with the options of less(1)
P.S. patch generated with got(1), neat.
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@@ -48,30 +48,22 @@
-is a program similar to the traditional
-.Xr more 1 ,
-but with many more features.
-It displays text one screenful at a time.
-After showing each screenful, it prompts the user for a command.
+displays text one screenful at a time.
+After showing each screenful, it prompts the user for a command,
+as described in
+.Sx COMMANDS .
When showing the last line of a file,
displays a prompt indicating end of file and the name of the next file
to examine, if any.
It then waits for input from the user.
-Commands are based on both traditional
-.Xr more 1
-.Xr vi 1 .
-Commands may be preceded by a decimal number,
-in the descriptions below.
-The number is used by some commands, as indicated.
-This version of
-also acts as
+is similar to the traditional
+.Xr more 1 ,
+but with many more features.
+will behave like
.Xr more 1
if it is called as
.Nm more ,
@@ -757,6 +749,14 @@ command described previously
may also be used to set (or change) an initial command for every file.
+Commands are based on both traditional
+.Xr more 1
+.Xr vi 1 .
+Commands may be preceded by a decimal number,
+in the descriptions below.
In the following descriptions, ^X means control-X.
ESC stands for the ESCAPE key; for example ESC-v means the
two character sequence "ESCAPE", then "v".
@@ -1916,5 +1916,16 @@ is used.
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr lesskey 1 ,
.Xr more 1
+Mark Nudelman created
+beginning in 1983; it was first published in 1985.
+was included in
+.Ox 2.0 .
+The present implementation is based on a fork by Garret D'Amore and
+first appeared in
+.Ox 5.9 .
-.An Mark Nudelman .
+.An Mark Nudelman Aq Mt [hidden email] +.An Garret D'Amore
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@@ -65,17 +65,6 @@ It then waits for input from the user.
Scrolling forward switches to the next file,
or exits if there is none.
-This version of
-.Xr less 1
-As such, it will also accept options documented in
-.Xr less 1 .
-This manual page describes only features
-relevant to a POSIX compliant
The options are as follows:
.Bl -tag -width Ds
.It Fl c
@@ -318,5 +307,9 @@ A
command appeared in
.Bx 3.0 .
+The present implementation is actually
+.Xr less 1
.An Mark Nudelman Aq Mt [hidden email] +.An Garret D'Amore