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misc/39547: doc2html can't handle font changes using \f
>Synopsis: doc2html can't handle font changes using \f
>Arrival-Date: Sun Sep 14 20:50:00 +0000 2008
>Originator: Alan Barrett
>Release: NetBSD 4.99.72
System: NetBSD 4.99.72
The process used to generate HTML man pages does not
properly handle man pages whose source includes explicit font
changes, using \fB \fR \fI \fP and similar escape sequences.
Look at a man page such as
src/gnu/dist/binutils/binutils/doc/addr2line.1. Observe that it
uses many \f sequences to change fonts.
Look at the corresponding HTML output, in
/usr/share/man/html1/addr2line.html. Observe that the bold and
italic fonts are implemented using backspacing and overstriking,
as would be appropriate for regular man pages, instead of using
<b>...</b> and <i>...</i> tags as would be appropriate for HTML.
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