Talk:912: Manual Override

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I think that the joke here is actually that the pilot is attempting a manual override (I.E. overriding the automatic pilot and switch to manual control) by typing in 'manual override'(which is also the title, in fact), and the parser instead opens the manual under the 'manual' command for the 'override' program (as explained in this page), not that the manual is too long to be read in that specific situation (while that is a valid argument). 12:36, 14 April 2013 (UTC)

Agreed. Wotpsycho (talk) 02:50, 17 May 2013 (UTC)
Yup. Sounds right. 04:32, 8 June 2013 (UTC)Manan

The info page is overriding the man(ual) page as a source of information, even the name? --Qwach (talk) 23:06, 31 August 2013 (UTC)

"man override" is giving the (gnu) manual page for the override command. Yes? 06:39, 21 January 2014 (UTC)