Changeset 5f82eb3


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Timestamp:
Dec 26, 2003, 3:37:02 PM (17 years ago)
Author:
James M. Kretchmar <kretch@mit.edu>
Branches:
master, barnowl_perlaim, debian, owl, release-1.4, release-1.5, release-1.6, release-1.7, release-1.8, release-1.9
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5471a98
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32eed98
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Updated man page
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    1414[ \-v
    1515]
     16[ \-d
     17]
     18[ \-D
     19]
     20[ \-h
     21]
    1622
    1723.br
    1824.SH DESCRIPTION
    1925.B Owl
    20 is a fully integrated tty based zephyr client for sending and
    21 receiving zephyrs.  It is curses-based, allows for emacs style editing
    22 of outgoing messages and uses a perl configuration language for
    23 setting options and customizing message formatting.  Owl will also run
    24 happily without a configuration file.
     26is a fully integrated tty based instant messaging client.  Currently
     27it supports AOL Instant Messenger and MIT Zephyr.  It is curses-based,
     28allows for emacs style editing of outgoing messages and uses a perl
     29configuration language for setting options and customizing message
     30formatting.  Owl will also run happily without a configuration file.
    2531
    26 Once owl is started typing 'h' will display a help screen.  Typing ':'
    27 enters command mode, allowing the user to type an owl command line.
     32Once Owl is started, typing 'h' will display a help screen.  Typing
     33':' enters command mode, allowing the user to type an owl command
     34line.
    2835
    2936.PP
     
    3340.B \-n
    3441.IP
    35 Do not subscribe to messages on startup.  By default owl subscribes to
    36 the default subscriptions and to anything found in ~/.zephyr.subs
     42Do not subscribe to zephyr messages on startup.  By default Owl
     43subscribes to the default subscriptions and to anything found in
     44~/.zephyr.subs.  When this option is used no subscriptions are loaded.
    3745.LP
    3846
    3947.B \-c \fIconfigfile\fP
    4048.IP
    41 Specifiy an alternate config file for owl to use.  By default it looks
    42 for ~/.owlconf
     49Specifiy an alternate config file for Owl to use.  The default
     50configuration file is ~/.owlconf
    4351.LP
    4452
     
    5361.LP
    5462
     63.B \-d
     64.IP
     65Enable debugging.  By default debugging information is placed in
     66/var/tmp/owldebug.
     67.LP
     68
     69.B \-D
     70.IP
     71Enable debugging, but first delete any existing debugging file.
     72.LP
     73
     74.B \-h
     75.IP
     76Print command line option help.
     77.LP
     78
    5579.SH AUTHOR
    5680Written by James Kretchmar at the Massachusetts Institute of
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