code: plan9front

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ref: e2e8551edaa055de4b6b48430d408633725e4c5d
parent: 886b0f70cdb8cf07af5b90bd1b6caeb91fe080df
author: Sigrid Solveig Haflínudóttir <>
date: Fri Nov 4 13:41:52 EDT 2022

bar(1): explain the items separation better, mention the default separator char

--- a/sys/man/1/bar
+++ b/sys/man/1/bar
@@ -19,7 +19,11 @@
 .I bar
 displays a small window with current battery charge, date and time.
 Additional data may be displayed by writing lines of text to its
-standard input.
+standard input.  Data items should be separated between each other
+with a chosen separator character with spaces on both sides of it.
+The default separator is
+.B │
+(Unicode codepoint 0x2502).
 .I Bar
 reacts to mouse clicks by writing the "clicked" portion of the text