intro - introduction to overview and miscellany section
Section 7 of the manual provides overviews on various topics, and describes
conventions and protocols, character set standards, the standard filesystem
layout, and miscellaneous other things.
Look at the header of the manual page source for the author(s) and copyright
conditions. Note that these can be different from page to page!
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