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From Joshua Slive <sl...@finance.commerce.ubc.ca>
Subject Re: What should be done for Japanese translation of man pages?
Date Wed, 28 Feb 2001 16:45:43 GMT
On 28 Feb 2001, Yoshiki Hayashi wrote:
> It works, but output is ugly because nroff adds many spaces
> to fill paragraphs.  It might be a good idea to define
> subset of nroff commands as XML DTD and write new converter.
> All apache man pages uses basic set of man macro and nroff
> command, so bypassing nroff will be a huge win for a
> converter.  If majority agrees, I volunteer to define DTD
> and implement converter.

Yah, it is just a very basic formatting of the nroff output.  It was the
simplest/best thing that I could find.

If you want to write something better, that would be great.

Joshua.


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