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From Tony Finch <...@dotat.at>
Subject Re: support program documentation
Date Mon, 08 Jan 2001 23:52:19 GMT
Joshua Slive <joshua@slive.ca> wrote:
>
>The question is how to do this without creating a bunch of duplicate,
>difficult to maintain docs.  We could just use "man2html" to convert the
>man pages, but this program creates horrible HTML, and would require
>hand-tweaking of the output in any case.

http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi does a good job -- perhaps we could
adapt it.

>I don't think there is any way of avoiding the fact that future
>changes will need to be made both to the man page and the html docs.

I don't see why we can't just re-run the autogeneration of the html
after changing the man page.

Tony.
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But those whom we're using cannot think."

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