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Re: [Groff] troff(1) and info

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] troff(1) and info
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2001 23:11:41 +0100 (CET)

> > > Having groff's documentation solely in groff would be an
> > > excellent showcase of its abilities too.
> > 
> > better yet, hold it in DocBook and have it transformable into
> > groff -- or whatever format you could want.
> But it would remove one of the advantages, that of having a large,
> idiomatic, not mechanically produced, work of groff included in the
> distribution. is a quite large document, isn't it?
> Also, I'd guess it would be easier to write examples of groff and
> the matching output in groff.

I think it would be more effective to invest time into a modern macro
package (similar to LaTeX 2e) which is something really needed IMHO.

BTW, state of the art is the mdoc macro package and its documentation,


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