[plug] Formatting "man" pages for email

Mike Holland myk at golden.wattle.id.au
Fri Jul 10 17:12:41 WST 1998

On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, Richard Mortimer wrote:
> > Whenever I send a "man" page through the email system, it displays as below. 
> > Is there anyway I can turn off this feature and email a man file as a 
> > straight text file???
> Something like:
> man tcpdump |perl -ne 's/.^H//gi ;print'| mail -s 'MAN tcpdump' whoever at some.where.else

I'm surprised 'man' or 'less' doesnt have an option for that.
Or just send the man page as a mime attachment???

Mike Holland <mike at golden.wattle.id.au>            Perth, Australia.

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