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Re: Errors in man pages

From: Helge Kreutzmann
Subject: Re: Errors in man pages
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 08:11:59 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

Hello Antonio,
(I hope first name is ok, we usually do this in this context. If not,
I ask for aplogy).
On Tue, Dec 22, 2020 at 12:24:21AM +0100, Antonio Diaz Diaz wrote:
> Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> > Secondly we translators see the manpages in the neutral po format,
> > i.e. converted and harmonized, but not the original source (be it man,
> > groff, xml or other). So we cannot provide a true patch (where
> > possible), but only an approximation which you need to convert into
> > your source format.
> There is no source format for ed's man page because it is created with
> help2man[1]. I don't think that the missing markup issues you report can be
> fixed without altering the output of --help in a funny way. Sorry.
> [1] http://www.gnu.org/software/help2man/

I was not aware of this and will remove the internal notes in
manpages-l10n. And thanks for your speedy reply.



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