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Re: [Groff] Back to the future

From: Peter Schaffter
Subject: Re: [Groff] Back to the future
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2014 20:36:19 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Thu, Mar 06, 2014, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> What we can do, though, is look for ways to (a) reduce the inventory of
> low-level troff requests a man-page renderer has to support, and (b)
> further enrich the semantic content so that renderers can do a better
> job without having to ve as complex as doclifter.
> No, I don't have anything specific in mind for (b) yet. 

I suspect b) is going to be a thorny issue when it comes around.
Should be interesting.  No denying the need; it'll all hang on the
implementation and how it impacts the writing of future manpages.

Peter Schaffter

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