Changeset fa1b15b


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Timestamp:
Jun 23, 2008, 10:57:18 PM (9 years ago)
Author:
Nelson Elhage <nelhage@mit.edu>
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master, debian, release-1.4, release-1.5, release-1.6, release-1.7, release-1.8, release-1.9
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barnowl.1: Update slightly for barnowl (We're not owl anymore...)
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    1 .TH owl 1 "10 Apr 2004"
     1.TH barnowl 1 "23 Jun 2008"
    22.SH NAME
    3 owl \- tty based zephyr client
     3barnowl \- tty based zephyr client
    44.SH SYNOPSIS
    5 .B owl
     5.B barnowl
    66[ \-n
    77]
     
    2020.I tty
    2121]
    22 
     22[ \-s
     23.I configdir
     24]
    2325.br
    2426.SH DESCRIPTION
    25 .B Owl
     27.B BarnOwl
    2628is a fully integrated tty based instant messaging client.  Currently
    27 it supports AOL Instant Messenger and MIT Zephyr.  It is curses-based,
    28 allows for emacs style editing of outgoing messages and uses a perl
    29 configuration language for setting options and customizing message
    30 formatting.  Owl will also run happily without a configuration file.
     29it supports AOL Instant Messenger, MIT Zephyr, and Jabber.  It is
     30curses-based, allows for emacs-style editing of outgoing messages and
     31uses perl as an extension and configuration language.  BarnOwl will
     32also run happily without a configuration file.
    3133
    32 Once Owl is started, typing 'h' will display a help screen.  Typing
    33 \':\' enters command mode, allowing the user to type an owl command
    34 line.
     34Once BarnOwl is started, typing 'h' will display a help screen.
     35Typing \':\' enters command mode, allowing the user to type a barnowl
     36command line.
    3537
    3638.PP
    3739.SH USE
    38 The following command line options are avilable when running owl:
     40The following command line options are avilable when running barnowl:
    3941
    4042.B \-n
    4143.IP
    42 Do not subscribe to zephyr messages on startup.  By default Owl
     44Do not subscribe to zephyr messages on startup.  By default BarnOwl
    4345subscribes to the default subscriptions and to anything found in
    4446~/.zephyr.subs.  When this option is used no subscriptions are loaded.
     
    4749.B \-c \fIconfigfile\fP
    4850.IP
    49 Specifiy an alternate config file for Owl to use.  The default
    50 configuration file is ~/.owlconf
     51Specifiy an alternate config file for BarnOwl to use.  By default,
     52barnowl uses ~/.barnowlconf if it exists, and ~/.owlconf otherwise.
     53.LP
     54
     55.B \-s \fIconfigdir\fP
     56.IP
     57Specify an alternate configuration directory. By default, BarnOwl uses
     58~/.owl/.
    5159.LP
    5260
     
    5866.B \-v
    5967.IP
    60 Print the version number of owl and exit.
     68Print the version number of barnowl and exit.
    6169.LP
    6270
     
    7886
    7987.SH AUTHOR
    80 Written by James Kretchmar at the Massachusetts Institute of
    81 Technology.
     88Written by Nelson Elhage and Alejandro Sedeno at the Massachusetts
     89Institute of Technology. Based on Owl by James Kretchmar.
     90
    8291Comments, questions, and bug reports may be mailed to
    83 \fBbug-owl@ktools.org\fP.
     92\fBbug-barnowl@mit.edu\fP.
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