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Date:      Fri, 30 Jul 2004 22:45:01 +0200
From:      Pawel Malachowski <>
Subject:   ipfw(8) man page, space between IP address and dot.
Message-ID:  <>

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Are these spaces between IP address and dot (ending sentence) intentional
and correct?
% zgrep -ER '[[:digit:]]+\.[[:digit:]]+\.[[:digit:]]+\.[[:digit:]]+\ +\.' /usr/share/man/cat*
/usr/share/man/cat8/ipfw.8.gz:      to .
/usr/share/man/cat8/ipfw.8.gz:, to, .

In other man pages there is no such space:
% zgrep -ER '[[:digit:]]+\.[[:digit:]]+\.[[:digit:]]+\.[[:digit:]]+\.' /usr/share/man/cat*
/usr/share/man/cat1/tcpdump.1.gz:       address   The  total size of the response was 273 bytes,
/usr/share/man/cat5/named.conf.5.gz:       (`.''), such as 123, 45.67 or
/usr/share/man/cat5/named.conf.5.gz: with netmask is network with
/usr/share/man/cat5/named.conf.5.gz:       netmask
/usr/share/man/cat5/named.conf.5.gz:     port 1234 of an address on the machine in net 1.2 that is not
/usr/share/man/cat5/ipnat.5.gz:       This would send alternate connections to either or
/usr/share/man/cat5/ipnat.5.gz: and then before going back to  In accom-
/usr/share/man/cat8/route.8.gz:     192.168.64/20 is interpreted as -net 192.168.64 -netmask
/usr/share/man/cat8/natd.8.gz:           machine
/usr/share/man/cat8/natd.8.gz:           would specify an alias address of  Options that
/usr/share/man/cat8/ppp.8.gz:    only accept an address of
/usr/share/man/cat8/ppp.8.gz:    and won't permit the use of any IP address but      When
/usr/share/man/cat8/ppp.8.gz:    uses

Paweł Małachowski

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