RevOnline: New version of Shell Command Help

Peter Brigham MD pmbrig at
Sat Jan 8 07:42:26 EST 2011

So, no way of decoding this easily, huh? If you do a char by char pass  
through the text and replace every doubled letter with its single,  
then you'll get sily comands.... How do the "geek apps" manage to  
parse it?

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
pmbrig at

On Jan 8, 2011, at 1:42 AM, Medard wrote:

> Peter Brigham MD <pmbrig at> wrote:
>> As you can see, the section titles and commands consist of doubled
>> letters.
> I encountered this as I was trying to read the man for ls on the  
> server
> machine [On-Rev]... the text file I obtained was almost unreadable!
> Nonetheless, "doubled" chars are interpreted as *bold* chars on geek
> apps (you know, line command) ;-)
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