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Re: [ELPA] New package: perl-doc

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: perl-doc
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 08:53:46 +0300

> From: Visuwesh <visuweshm@gmail.com>
> Cc: Emacs Developer List <emacs-devel@gnu.org>
> Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 09:47:53 +0530
> [புதன் ஜூலை 27, 2022] Harald Jörg wrote:
> > the motivation to write this library came from two sources: In a Perl
> > online meeting an Emacs user noted that the usual function to read Perl
> > documentation in Emacs, cperl-perldoc, does not work on Platforms which
> > don't have 'man' (notably, Windows).
> What about woman?  It should be reasonably fast for most manpages.

It cannot format many modern man pages because it wasn't extended to
support the roff directives added in recent years.  Patches to add
that are welcome.

P.S. A simple clone of 'man' for Windows is available from ezwinports

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