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Re: [Groff] Introduction

From: Zvezdan Petkovic
Subject: Re: [Groff] Introduction
Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2005 03:14:45 -0400
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On Sun, Oct 23, 2005 at 03:05:34AM +0200, Bernd Warken wrote:
> Zvezdan Petkovic wrote:
> > 
> > There's a good info viewer that is more like lynx than info.
> > It's called pinfo, and I use it all the time for reading info pages.
> Another possibility is dwww.  I have it on a Linux Debian system, I do
> not know how it is called on other systems.
> With dwww you can view info files, man pages, and other documentation
> with a web browser.  The needed html is generated on-the-fly.  Even
> links are created such that you can view other man pages by clicking
> in a man page.

Exactly the same as pinfo.
For example, tar(1) in a text of a cp man page, is a hyperlink to tar
man page.
Advantage of pinfo to me is that it's like lynx browser that I was
familiar with (and many other people are).

Best regards,
        Zvezdan Petkovic

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