[plug] Formatting "man" pages for email

Ian Kent ian at q-net.net.au
Sun Jul 12 00:17:10 WST 1998

On Sun, 12 Jul 1998, Leon Brooks wrote:

> > man tcpdump |perl -ne 's/.^H//gi ;print'| mail -s 'MAN tcpdump' whoever at some.where.else
> It looks like it should work, but didn't for me.

Could it be the ^H is actually one control character not two individual

If this is so then insert it in vi by <ctrl>v<ctrl>h ...

   ,-._|\    Ian Kent
  /      \   Perth, Western Australia
  *_.--._/   E-mail: ian.kent at pobox.com
        v    Web: http://pobox.com/~ian.kent

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