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Re: [Groff] documentation on macro writing

From: Bernd Warken
Subject: Re: [Groff] documentation on macro writing
Date: Tue, 28 May 2002 20:57:27 +0200
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On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 07:42:05PM +0100, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> > It might be worth transcribing.  If everyone takes a chapter, and
> > transcribes a page per night, we could have most of it done in a
> > couple of weeks. Having done a bit of transcribing myself -- a
> > 210-page novel I wrote by hand in college -- I can say it isn't that
> > difficult.
> I guess given the more tricky subject matter, i.e. we'd have to write
> all the tbl, etc., it would need someone initially coming up with the
> macros to use when transcribing, e.g. .chapter.  The definitions could
> be trivial initially, it's knowing what macros exist that the
> transcribers need.

To have an ugly text version would be a good starting point.  All 
formatting can be added later on.

Bernd Warken

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