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Re: [groff] troff Address book

From: Pierre-Jean Fichet
Subject: Re: [groff] troff Address book
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 08:20:58 +0100
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Hello Robert,

Robert Thorsby <address@hidden> wrote:
> Why not simply use groff as *one* of the tools to do the job? In your
> favourite programming/scripting language extract the data from the
> various sources and dump those extracts into a template that contains
> all the groff information.

That's the kind of things I will end up doing, indeed. I was wondering
if some kind of pre-processor existed back in the time, since filling
letter's fields seems like a common task...

There's a python library to handle vcards, which may be a good starting
point for me.

Kind regards,

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